Interment will follow at the Oakland Cemetery in Poteau, under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eva and Hubert Pickel; and brother, Earl Pickel.
Survivors include his wife, Dora (Goldsmith) Pickel; dog, Daisy; daughter Terry Summerlin and husband Rick of Tulsa; sons Jim Pickel and wife Cathy of Springfield, Missouri, Jon Pickel and Carol Kannady of Poteau, and David Pickel and wife JoAnn of Broken Arrow; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.
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