Raymond V. Pickartz, 68 of Paris, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2020 in Paris. He was born on May 15, 1951 in Moline, Illinois to his parents, Adolph Jacob and Freda Ruth (Kall) Pickartz.
Raymond was a veteran of the Vietnam War and retired from the United States Army in 1990 after serving for over twenty years. After his retirement from the military he worked of 19 years as a DHS supervisor over the children and family division in Logan County. He was a member of the American Legion, St. Joseph Catholic Church in Paris and always enjoyed playing computer games.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Adolph Jacob and Freda Ruth (Kall) Pickartz and one brother, Rudolph Pickartz.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Ruth Ann (Graham) Pickartz of Paris; two sons, Christopher Ray Pickartz and wife Paula of San Diego, California and Jeffrey Pickartz and wife Amanda of Scranton and seven grandchildren, Mason Pickartz, Jason Pickartz, Abby Pickartz, Dawson Pickartz, Dakota Pickartz, Denver Pickarts and Dilyah Pickartz.
Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m., on Monday, February 17, 2020 at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris with burial to follow in Liberty Cemetery in Driggs with full military honors under the direction of Roller Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Ron Ford, Dawson Pickartz, Dakota Pickartz, Preston James, Kenny Cameron, Roger James and Deven Chappell.