Marcus Anthony Pickett of Campbell passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 7:36 a.m. in an automobile accident. He was 11 years old.
He was born on January 16, 2008 in Warren, the son of Paul “Mike” Pickett and Amanda D. Tenney.
Marcus attended Lowelville School Systems. He was very intelligent, participating in numerous school activities including spelling bees, playing trumpet in the band, and was an honor student excelling in mathematics. At 6’0” he towered over his other classmates but was as gentle as a teddy bear. He was a loving and kind-hearted young man that always greeted you with a smile and a hug. Marcus was a comedian, always trying to make others laugh, especially his sister Leena. He loved being outside playing soccer or simply playing video games with his loving uncle Jason.
He is survived by his sister, Leena Pickett of Campbell; maternal grandparents, Donal and Brenda Lee Tenney of Mineral Ridge; paternal grandmother, Maureena Lee Mountcastle of Campbell; great grandparents, Forest and Neva L. Tenney of Mineral Ridge and Wanda Lowe of Mineral Ridge; an uncle, Jason (Danielle) Tenney; an aunt, Rebecca Pickett; and numerous cousins.
Marcus was preceded in death by his parents, Paul M. Pickett and Amanda D. Tenney; paternal grandfather, Charles Pickett; great grandfather, David Lowe; an uncle Thaxton Pickett.
Friends and family may view the obituary, send condolences or make a memorial contribution to help defray funeral expenses by visiting www.NicholasFuneralHome.com
Calling hours will be on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Victory Christian Center Coitsville Campus 3899 McCartney Rd. Coitsville, OH 44436.
A funeral service will be at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2019 in the Victory Christian Center Coitsville Campus.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.