Richard P. Pickles age 85, of Osteen, Florida, passed away August 12, 2021. He was born May 20, 1936 in Shady Grove, Florida, the son of the late Andrew Jackson and Lura (Hendry) Pickles. He served his country proudly with the United States Army. Prior to his retirement Richard worked in the pest control industry for Disney. Mr. Pickles loved his family and always put them first. He was an avid Johnny Cash Fan and collector as well as old country music. Richard is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years Carolyn Pickles, three daughters Carol Ann (John) Butts, Barbara "Babs" Smith, and Joy (Tim) Allen. He is also survived by two sisters Wayne Garrett, and Donna Snow, seven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church of Osteen. Funeral Services will begin at 11:00 AM with Pastor Shawn Bruce officiating. Interment will follow at Osteen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in his name to the Student Ministry at First Baptist Church of Osteen, 321 SR 415 Osteen, Florida 32764.
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