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James Reid Pickelsimer
7/25/1934 - 10/9/2012

James  Reid Pickelsimer

Mr. J. R. Pickelsimer, age 78, of Acworth, passed away Tuesday, October 9.  A funeral service will be held 11 am Friday, October 12 in the chapel of Carmichael Funeral Home in Smyrna with Dr. Frank McLeod and Rev. Bill Reese officiating.  Interment will be in Georgia Memorial Park Cemetery.  Mr. Pickelsimer had been a resident of Cobb County for over 60 years.  He was a deacon and member of Welcome All Baptist Church for over 50 years.  He was a senior employee with Calaway Systems for over 27 years.  He is survived by his wife Joyce Pickelsimer of Acworth, son Robert (Susan) Pickelsimer of Dallas, daughter Anna (Ronnie) Bruce of Acworth, brother and sisters Betty New of Marietta, Charles Pickelsimer of Powder Springs, Ann Cannon of Marietta, Patsy Crocker of Heflin, AL, 4 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild.  The family will receive friends from 4-8 pm Thursday, October 11 at the funeral home.


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From: Josh Turpin   Kennesaw, GA
Relationship:  Friend

My heart goes out to you and your family. I have great memories of your Dad, a great man.
Sent:  10/10/2012


From: Cathy Bryson   Woodstock
Relationship:  Friend

So very sorry to hear about your Dad. I will be thinking about you and your family.
Sent:  10/10/2012


From: Marsha Wooldridge   Marietta
Relationship:  friend

JR will truly be missed. I am so sorry for your loss. I just lost my dad this June, so I can well understand what your family is going through at this time. You will be in my prayers.
Sent:  10/11/2012


From: Karen Drescher Bentley   Powder Springs
Relationship:  past aquaintance

Joyce and family, Many years have past since I watched you grade papers at Mrs. Cline's house across the street from my parent's (Margaret and Clif Drescher) home on LaRose Cir. Your wedding day made a memory to me as a young girl looking at a beautiful bride who allowed me to hold her bouquet for a little while. Even in this time of sadness, may warm memories bring a smile. With sympathy for your loss, Karen Drescher Bentley
Sent:  10/11/2012