Services for Marcus Charles Pickel were held Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at 2 p.m. from West Carthage Baptist Church.

The Reverends Mark Mayo, Mark Gill, Shane McGivney and Kim Poe officiated. Burial was in McDonald Cemetery. Wilcox Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Pickel, 39, a City of Carthage employee, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at his home.

He was a member of West Carthage Baptist Church. He was a member of the praise band, Surrender.

Survivors includehis wife, Lucy Kuntz Pickel of Carthage; sons, Lucas James Pickel and Charles Rush Pickel, both of Carthage; daughters, Sarah Denise Pickel and Whitney Grace Pickel, both of Carthage; step-father, Cecil Watkins of Willoughby, Ohio; brother, Joey Pickel of Carthge; and sister, Dawn Pickel of Union.