Forrest L. (Pick) Piggott, resident of rural Owasso, passed away Friday, November 16, 2012, at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa. He was 68 years of age.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, November 24, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at the South Eagle Methodist Church with Reverend Bill Montgomery officiating. The church is SW of Brookfield on State Highway TT and 3 ¾ miles south of Highway 36. Pick’s request was to be cremated and his ashes will be interred at Laclede Cemetery, Laclede Missouri at a later date.
Memorials his memory may be made to PET MO-Columbia (Personal Energy Transport) in care of Mowery Funeral Service, 9110 North Garnett Road, Owasso, OK 74055. This organization provides motorized wheelchairs to those in need. Arrangements and services have been entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso. Online condolences may be left at www.moweryfs.com
Pick was born May 30, 1944, at Brookfield, MO, to Forrest Leon and Marguerite (Roe) Piggott. He was raised and received his education in Brookfield, graduating school there. On October 28, 1962, Pick and Nita Sue Singleton were united in marriage at Linneus, MO. They made their home in the Kansas City area while Pick attended the University of Kansas where he received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. He later obtained his masters degree at OSU-Tulsa in Bioenvironmental Engineering. In 1972 they moved to Tulsa where Pick began his career with the City of Tulsa. He retired in 2001 as the supervisor of the waste water treatment division. In his spare time, Pick enjoyed time on his farm, raising his cattle, gardening and doing improvements to their home.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Sue of the home; a sister, Janet Fletcher and husband, Jerry, Hale, and their children, Kate and Alex; a brother, Philip Piggott and wife, Marsha, Peru, IN, and their children, Matthew, Mike and Keri; and sister-in-law, Connie Piggott, Brookfield.
Pick was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Roger.