Benjamin Seth "Ben" Pickett, age 19, of Todd, died Sunday, May 18, 2008, at Watauga Medical Center.
Mr. Pickett is survived by his mother, Leslie Marie Webb Pickett of Todd; five brothers, Robbie Pickett of Portland, Oregon, Jeremy Michael Pickett and wife Jessica of Avon, North Carolina, Matthew Pickett of Wilmington, North Carolina, Christopher Pickett of Todd, and Jordan Pickett of Charlotte; one sister, Emma Leigh Pickett of Todd; his maternal grandmother, Marilin Webb of Newland, and his paternal grandparents, Louise and Bobby Pickett of Beulaville. He is also survived by one niece, Raelyn, and a number of aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Danny Pickett.
Funeral services for Benjamin Seth "Ben" Pickett will be conducted Wednesday evening, May 21, 2008, at 6:00 o'clock, at Alliance Bible Fellowship. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 5:00 until 6:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Pastor Doug Cheshier and David Blust. Graveside services and burial will be conducted Thursday afternoon, May 22, 2008, at 4:00 o'clock, at the Pickett Family Cemetery in Beulaville, North Carolina.
The family will receive friends Wednesday evening, following the service, at Alliance Bible Fellowship.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alliance Bible Fellowship, 672 George Wilson Road, Boone, North Carolina, 28607, or to First Baptist Church Blowing Rock, 350 Sunset Drive, Blowing Rock, North Carolina, 28605.
Online condolences may be sent to the Pickett family at www.hamptonfuneralservice.com, or at goGHA.org.
Hampton Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.