Roger Pickens, Jr., age 71, of Lilburn, GA, passed away September 17, 2018.
The family will receive friends Saturday, September 22, 2018, beginning at 10:30 am with a Celebration of Life service to be held beginning at 11:30 am at Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel.
Roger grew up in Lilburn, proudly attended Georgia Tech and served in the Peace Corps. He worked for Dekalb County for over 25 years as a risk manager, finance director and consultant.
Roger was preceded in death by his father, William "Bill" Rogers Pickens, Sr. and his mother, Doris Walker Pickens.
He is survived by his wife or 46 years, Ana Maria Hoheb Pickens of Lilburn and Ecuador; daughters, Vicky Pickens (Deborah Davis) and Estefania Harbuck (Evan); granddaughter, Genevieve Davis Pickens; sister, Cathy Hart (John); brother, Mark Pickens; his dogs and other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, his family requests that donations be made to the ASPCA in his honor.
Arrangements by Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, (770) 564-2726.