Oct 10, 1940 - May 17, 2018
After battling cancer for the past 5 years, Vaughn Lee Pickett passed peacefully May 17, 2018 at Help for Health Hospice in Riverton, Wyoming. Vaughn was 77 years of age and survived by his wife of 58 years, Karen Lee Pickett and their children, Ken Pickett, LaPrelle Wiggins, and Michael Pickett; Laura Pickett (deceased). Vaughn was born in Oxford, Nebraska on Oct 10, 1940 to Cecil and Violet Pickett and was the oldest of five children; surviving siblings are Edd Pickett, Steve Pickett, and Sherry Pantle; Larry Pickett (deceased). He resided in Riverton since 1950, worked in the Gas Hills at Pathfinder Uranium Mines, and retired with over 45 years of service as lead supervisor and union president. After retirement Vaughn could be seen assisting his neighbors, working at Campbell Farms, or eating breakfast at Trailhead Restaurant. To Vaughn, nothing in life was more important than to provide for his family and to help his neighbor. He will be sorely missed by friends and family and will NEVER be forgotten. Memorial services are scheduled on July 13, 2018 at 10:00 am at Riverton United Methodist Church.