Ryan Jacob Pickle, 19 years of age, of Salem, Missouri passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, MO from the results of an automobile accident. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri on June 7, 1992 to Stephen Pickle and Lisa (Wood) Irwin. On February 14, 2011 in Columbia, Missouri he was united in marriage to Meridith Michaels.
Ryan was employed at Tag in Licking, MO. He and Meridith attended the Round Pond Baptist Church in Salem. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, camping and reading.
He is survived by his wife Meridith Michaels of Salem, MO; his mother Lisa Irwin and husband Scott of St. Louis, MO and father Stephen Pickle; one brother Douglas Pickle of Arnold, MO; one sister Tricia Pickle of St. Louis, MO; father-in-law Jeffrey Michaels of St. Louis, MO; aunts and uncles Janell Stewart of Cherryville, MO, Colleen Wolf and Clifford Michaels; special niece Kailley Pickle who Ryan helped raise; and nephew's and niece Logan Pickle, Jaydin Cole Princivalli and Constance Marie Princivalli; cousins, other relatives and friends.
The Family received friends from 11:00 a.m until time of service on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, MO.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home with Pastor Lyndell Decker officiating. Special music of "Temporary Home", "Knowing What I know About Heaven" and "Celebrate Me Home" was played. Memories were shared by Dawn Wood.
Committal prayer and interment were in the Fairclough Cemetery in Cuba, MO.
Honored to be casket bearers were Douglas Pickle, Garrett Pickle, Wayne Stewart, Brady Stewart, Larry Koller and Robert Brown.
The Family was served by the Britton-Bennett Funeral Home in Steelville, MO.
Charitable donations may be made in Ryan's memory to the following organization:
Funeral expenses for the Family in care of Britton-Bennett Funeral Home
P.O. Box 457, Steelville, Missouri