In Memory of  Worth Fields Pickard age 87, born 2/13/1929, died 11/17/2015 - Lee County, Sanford, North Carolina

Worth Fields Pickard was born in Lee County, son of the late Ella Fields Pickard and James Clinton Pickard.

He is survived by his wife Nancy House Pickard of the home, daughters Robin Pickard Matthews, Sanford, N.C., Melody Pickard (Scott) Godfrey, Albemarle, N.C. a brother Clinton Pickard (Ernestine) of Sanford, N.C., daughter in law Chris Pickard and seven grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren and two nephews.

He was owner and operator of Carolina Well and Pump Co. until he retired. He was past president of the N.C. Water Well Association, past president of the South Atlantic Water Well Association and past president of the National Ground Water Association.

He was a member of the Sanford Lions Club, the Masons, the Scottish Rite, the Shrine Club, and the R.E. Lee Society. He had been past chairman of the Lee Co. Planning Board, Election Board, Recreation Board, Lee Co. Industries and Railroad House Historical Association.

He was an active member of First Baptist Church and a former deacon.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Rachael Pickard and Alice P. Utley and a brother William James "WJ" Pickard and son, Herbert Ray Pickard.

A visitation will be held on November 20, 2015, from 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. with a service following at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Drive, Sanford, N.C. with a service.

A Masonic Burial will follow the service at Buffalo Cemetery, Carthage St, Sanford, N.C.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 202 Summit Drive, Sanford, NC 27330.

General Information
Full Name: Worth Fields Pickard - Date of Birth: Wednesday, February 13th, 1929 - Date of Death: Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 - Place of Death: Sanford, NC
When: Friday, November 20th, 2015, 12:45pm - 1:45pm -  Location: First Baptist Church Sanford, Address: 202 Summitt Drive, Sanford, NC, 27330  (Map & Directions)
Service Information
Officiating: Dr. Jeff Clark - Location: First Baptist Church Sanford, Address: 202 Summitt Drive, Sanford, NC 27330 (Map & Directions)
Interment Information
Location: Buffalo Cemetery - Address: 1130 Fire Tower Road, Sanford, NC 27330
Boles Funeral Home  |  Boles Funeral Home's obituary:

Published in The Sanford Herald on August 18-20, 2015

Worth was Clint's younger brother. Worth was a Life-Time North Carolina Checker Association member. He supported checker back in the 70 & 80s when Clint was promoting checker so much in Sanford and bring the ACF US Nationals to North Carolina.

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