Vern Vickers went to the Lord’s home on May 24, 2012. He was born in Van Ives, Calif. and moved to Arizona in his 20s.
In 1965, he joined and worked for the Arizona Pipe Trades Local Union 469, retiring in 1987.
Mr. Vickers was a very kind and loving person and always had a smile. He moved to Christopher Creek in 1997. He enjoyed spending his time at Payson Athletic Club plus going on bike runs with his friends.
On his last few days of life he said Jesus had a Harley waiting for him in heaven.
Mr. Vickers is preceded in death by his parents, sister, and loving son Rodney Vickers.
He is survived by sons, Danny Vickers and Mike Vickers; daughter, Lori Alkins; stepchildren, Greg Randel, Casey Randel and Brooke Randel; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and many friends.
A celebration of life will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 9 at the Moose Lodge.