Mass for Richard F. Pickett celebrated
Richard F. Pickett, 74, formerly of Georgetown and Bridgewater, MS, died Nov. 21 in Temple.
He was born May 26, 1931 in new Bedford, MA. He graduated from Coyle High School. He retired from the United States Marine Corps as a Master Gunnery Sergeant having served 32 years and eight days of active service.
Pickett saw combat in the Korean War, the Dominican Republic crisis and three tours in Vietnam. His last employments were at St. Helen Catholic Church in Georgetown and The Gabriels Funeral Chapel in Georgetown.
Pickett is survived by his wife Juliette “Jib” Beauregard Pickett, of Salado. a son James Pickett, of Las Vegas, and two grandchildren.
The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated o Nov. 25 at St. Helen Catholic Church in Georgetown. Rosary was said Nov 24 at The Gabriels Funeral Chapel, which handled arrangements.