Robert Russell Pickrell

Robert Russell Pickrell, 76, of Linden, Virginia passed away on June 6, 2019 at Winchester Medical Center.

Robert was born on May 16, 1943 in Linden, to the late Theodore and Pearl Pickrell. He was an Army veteran who served in Vietnam as well as a member of VFW, American Legion and NARFE. He was also preceded in death by his brother Theodore “Teddy” Pickrell.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon Pickrell; his three children, Shawn Pickrell (Becca), Jennifer Pickrell-Helmick (Dave) and Davis Pickrell; his siblings, John Pickrell (Ann), Edna Hoffman (Norman), Violet Carter (Frank) and Beverly Alexander (James); his grandchildren, Melanie, Alaina and James; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held at Maddox Funeral Home, 105 W Main St. Front Royal, Virginia on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 11 A.M. Funeral services are to follow with a procession going to Leeds Cemetery in Markham, Virginia.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Lee Lockhart, Buddy Devers, Gus Stokes, Craig Alexander, Tony Carter and Dave Helmick.

Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of your choice.

  8 comments for “Robert Russell Pickrell

  1. Rosa Henry
    June 8, 2019 at 7:45 pm

    Sharon and family – I am so very sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.

  2. Chris McCandless Serian
    June 9, 2019 at 3:36 am

    Sharon, Ralph and I are so sorry to hear of your husbands passing. May God bless and give you and your family his peace. Our prayers are with you.

  3. Sherry Newcombe
    June 9, 2019 at 1:04 pm

    Sharon and family. So sorry for your loss. We are keeping you an your family in our prayers.

  4. Sherry Schmidt
    June 9, 2019 at 3:08 pm

    Your family is in my thoughts and prayer. So very sorry.

  5. I am a member of Valley Health Wellness and Fitness Center-Winchester 401 Campuss Blvd. Winchester VA.U want to cancel my membership since I have moved to Front Royal and will be joining their Wellness center when I finish my Physical Therapy
    June 9, 2019 at 10:18 pm

    Shron, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I will be praying for you and the family as you go through this difficult time.

  6. gus stokes
    June 11, 2019 at 12:40 pm


    Shinya and I are so sorry for your loss. Bob was a dear friend. He was decent, kind and thoughtful. We will miss him so much. Our prayers are with you.


  7. Richard W. Thomas
    June 12, 2019 at 12:06 am

    Sharon and family, Susan and I are sorry for loss. Bob was a special man. He had the best memory of any sports events of anybody.

  8. Janet Brome
    June 12, 2019 at 12:26 pm

    Dear Sharon and family, I am sorry to learn of Bob’s death. May you find much comfort in the love of family and friends.

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