Charles Norman Pickle, age 88, died February 13, 2015 in Wenatchee following a lengthy illness. He was born in the Oroville General Hospital on May 22, 1927, the youngest child of Tom and Mary Pickle.
He attended the Oroville schools and at age 17 enlisted in the Navy. After serving two years he returned and graduated from high school with the class of 1947.
He then worked at Boeings for a few years before going into the construction business, building fisheries, the Okanogan school, Omache Mall, the new Zosels Dam, the retaining wall at Lake Osoyoos Veterans Memorial State Park and Arizona rooms in and around Quartzsite, Ariz.
After a severe electrical accident he retired, living in Arizona, Seattle, the Okanogan Valley and Wenatchee.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and four brothers.
He is survived by two daughters, three sons and one step son.
At his request there will be no service.