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Tiffen Gilbert Pickering

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Tiffen G. Pickering, 62, of Lakeview, died early Tuesday morning, Sept. 17, 2013, at home after a brave battle with cancer.

He was born in Bellefontaine on July 26, 1951, to the late Leslie “Dave” and Evelyn Mulheeren Pickering.

He is survived by his sister, Denise Pickering, his son, Tiffen “Bart” Pickering, and partner, Penny Barker.

Tiffen served in the U.S. Marine Corps in Viet Nam from 1969 to 1973. He was active in many community organizations including Toys for Tots and Friends Serving Friends at Indian Lake, and in Marathon, Fla., where he resided for several years.

Tiffen’s enormous personality, sense of humor and generosity of spirit will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

A Celebration of Life Ceremony is at 7 p.m. Friday at Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview, with visitation from 5 to 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given in Tiffen’s name to St. Rita’s Hospice of Lima.

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