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Douglas "Speedy" Pickens

February 13, 1944 — March 21, 2022

Douglas "Speedy" Pickens

Douglas “Speedy” Pickens, 78, of Roswell, NM, passed away March 21, 2022 in Albuquerque, NM.  A graveside service will be at 10:00 AM, Thursday, April 14, 2022 at Carlsbad Cemetery with Pastor Gary Davis officiating. 

Speedy was born February 13, 1944 in Carlsbad, NM.  He graduated from Carlsbad High School in 1962.  Speedy received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from ENMU in 1976.  He served his country in the U.S. Army and later in the New Mexico National Guard.  Speedy worked in maintenance and as a security officer for a number of years.  He also helped his wife in a soap making business.  Speed enjoyed bird watching and gardening.  He was preceded in death by his parents: Tom Pickens and Sally Whiteley; wife, Sandra Pickens; brothers: Thomas “Tony” Pickens, Jim Pickens and Benny Pickens; sister, Tommie Allene Marrs.

Survivors are his children: Harlan Pickens of St. Helena, MT, Lisa Pickens Lewis and husband, Mark of Midland, MI, Elizabeth Ann Sheppard, Karen McKelvey, Susan Miller; step-brother, Robert Steven McKelvey and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews.

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