MICHAEL PATRICK PICKARD, of Piedmont, passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at his residence. Born in Mt. Pleasant, MI to Kenneth Lee and Sharon June McClain Pickard, he was a journeyman carpenter. He is survived by his parents; his wife: Carolyn Hulbert Pickard; three sons: Lyle Gore, Kenneth (Kristy) Pickard, and Joseph Danks; five daughters: Krystal Hulbert, Bonnie Pagan (Javier), Carrie Proctor (Jesse), Betty Danks, and Trisha Pickard; brother: James Pickard (Dyan); sister: Ginger Cole (Chuck); 14 grandchildren: Haylie & Izzak Pagan, Jamen Hulbert, Kayleigh, Anna & Paige Malloy, Michael & Jacob Proctor, Jace Dunnaway, Kelli & Dreshawn Danks, Kresley, Landon-Ray, & Destini Whitney; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 23, at 2 PM from Dansby Heritage Chapel with visitation from 1-2 PM. Cremation will follow as final disposition. Dansby Heritage Chapel is honored to serve the Pickard Family.