Allen L. Bickett


EARLVILLE - Allen Lee Bickett, 75, of Earlville passed away Aug. 24, 2021 at Pleasant View Luther Home in Ottawa.

According to Allen’s wishes, there will be no visitation or services. A celebration of life will be held at a later date (to be announced on Facebook) because of COVID restrictions. Cremation rites were entrusted to Hanley-Turner-Eighner Funeral Home in Earlville.

Allen was born Aug. 27, 1945 to Earl and Ann (Schwartz) Bickett. He married Pamela L. Maly on Aug. 16, 2011 in Ottawa.

Survivors include his wife, Pam of Earlville; one daughter, Catherine (Jeff) Paolillo of Florida; one son, Alan (Michelle) Bickett of Florida; two step children, Scott Keldie and William Edlemon; several grandchildren and step grandchildren; one brother, Larry (Mary) Bickett of Arkansas; several nieces and nephews; two special nieces, Shellie Lynn and Sonia; and a special nephew, John Bickett.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Judy.

Allen enjoyed the outdoors, playing horseshoes, and tinkering with things. He was a former member of the Eagle’s Club in Aurora and the Moose Lodge in Ottawa. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and his many friends.

In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to Pam at 421 N. 3rd St., Earlville, IL 60518 to help pay for the funeral. All donations are appreciated.

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