Bernard A. “Bernie” Bickerton, age 80, of Haun Rd., Jamestown, passed away peacefully Friday morning, October 5, 2018 in his residence with his family by his side.
He was born in Washington, DC on November 30, 1937 a son of Bernard and Frances (Williamson) Bickerton. He was a 1955 graduate of Bell Vocational High School in Washington, DC and served an apprenticeship for 4 years in DC. He was a member of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church.
On December 12, 1958 Bernie married the former Donna Youngblood, she survives. Bernie moved to Jamestown in 1969 and was employed as a sheet metal mechanic for 45 years, retiring in 1998.
He is survived by his wife of Jamestown, three sons; Bernard “Bernie” Bickerton of Meadville, David Bickerton of Jamestown, William “Bill” Bickerton and his wife Lea of West View, PA, a daughter; Donna Eccles of Hadley, a brother; James Bickerton and his wife Frances of Montgomery, AL, two sisters, Barbara Franey of Ft. Myers, FL and Eleanor Dyer of Alexandria, VA, eight grandchildren, six great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Bernie was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson.
A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial of cremations will be private in Rocky Glen Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Randall Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 416 Liberty St., Jamestown.