Robert "Bob" E Pickens Sr.

May 15, 1947 ~ January 15, 2022 (age 74)



                Robert “Bob” E. Pickens, Sr., 74, of London, died Saturday, January 15, 2022, in his residence.

                Born May 15, 1947, in Dayton, he was a son of Robert B. and Althea Pickens.

                A US Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, Bob had retired after 31 years from London Correctional Institution. After retiring, he worked in private security for 20 years.

                Survivors include his wife of 53 years Joyce A. (Duffey) Pickens; daughter in law Tina Watkins, brothers James (Sue) Pickens and Richard (Cindy) Daily; sister-in-law Shirley Poland; cousins Betty Gregg, Brenda, Jim, and Jacob Hollar; several nieces and nephews and close friend David Hamby.

                He was preceded in death by his parents and son Rob Pickens, Jr. in 2021.

                Per the family’s request, visitation nor funeral services will be observed.

                Memorials in Bob’s name may be sent to the Madison County Humane Society, 2020 St. Rt. 142 NE, West Jefferson, Ohio 43162.

                The family is being served by the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main Street, London, where online condolences for the family may be sent to

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