Craig Lee Pickering

June 1, 1955 - February 17, 2021

Craig a loving husband, father, son, brother, grandpa, and uncle passed away on February 17, 2021 in his home surrounded by family and friends at the age of 65 due to complications from cancer.  He was born June 1, 1955 in Murray, Utah to Eugene Pickering and Marjorie English. Marjorie passed away shortly after his birth, Carol Pickering stepped in flawlessly and raised him as her own.  

Craig retired from Envirotech after 40+ years of dedication.  Craig was close to his family and friends and loved them all very much. Craig was always willing to help and respected by all.  

On September 17th 1976 he married the love of his life Carla Zabriskie. Together they were blessed with three children Kimberly (Dave) Bourell, Amber (Jason) Cole, and Craig Colby Pickering who are their pride and joys.  Craig was an amazing husband and dedicated father.  He took excellent care of his family providing for their every need.  He loved camping, fishing, hunting, riding, bowling, and just being with family and friends.  He was always the life of the party and the last person to leave. Cheers to our final, final!! 

Survived by his wife, Carla; his beloved children; Kim, Amber, and Colby, his puppies Cooper and Grizzie.  His Mother Carol, Brother Mark, Sisters Carol (Mike), Lori (Tim) and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews whom he loved very much. Craig is proceeded in death by his Dad Eugene and Sister Lisa Pickering. 

A viewing will be held on Monday, February 22nd from 4:00 until 6:00 PM at Starks Funeral Parlor, 3651 South 900 East, Salt Lake City, UT.  In order to adhere to social distance guidelines, we require guests to call Starks Funeral Parlor at 801-474-9119 to make a reservation to visit with the family.