Alex Jacob Pickett, 22, of Gibson City, IL, formerly of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 9:07 A.M. Monday August 6, 2018 at his home. He was born July 29, 1996, in Danville, IL, the son of Bradley and Amy (Blackwell) Pickett. He married Taylor Lange on February 20, 2018 in Sanibel Island, FL. She survives in Gibson City, IL.
He is also survived by his parents, Brad and Amy Pickett of Hoopeston, IL; one sister, Madeline Pickett of Hoopeston, IL; one brother, Ryan (Madison) Pickett of Milford, IL; maternal grandparents, Steve and Barb Blackwell of Hoopeston, IL; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Mark and Lisa Lange of Gibson City, IL; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Lucas and Samantha Lange of Gibson City, IL; and two nephews, Carson and Jaxson Lange.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Ray and Barb Pickett and one cousin, Sydni Blackwell.
Alex worked at Star Chrysler in Hoopeston. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, riding around and hanging out with his friends.
A visitation will be held 4:00 -8:00 P.M. Thursday August 9, 2018 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday August 10, 2018 at the funeral home with Pastor Dan Mikel officiating. Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.