RICHMOND—Cynthia “Cindy” Pickett Rountrey of Richmond passed away peacefully on May 24, 2017, at home surrounded by her dear friends and family.
Cindy was born on July 15, 1957, in Rockville, Md.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Shriver and Connie Pickett; sister, Peggy Voss; and niece, Gaye Evans.
She is survived by her son, James Rountrey (Britt); brothers, Larry Pickett, Victor Pickett (Lori), Bill Pickett (Amy); sisters, Frances Brashears (Bill) and Stephanie Barnhart (Larry); as well as numerous nieces and nephews; and her beloved dog, Lucy.
Cindy was loved by her family and her many, many friends. She lived life “her way” and chose, after her diagnosis, quality of life over quantity of days. She was blessed with many visitors over these few short months and every day became a celebration. Thank you to all her friends and family for the outpouring of love and caring you gave her. She was truly blessed by knowing how much she was loved by all of you.
A Celebration of Cindy’s life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 1, at 2579 Windmill Point Road, White Stone. Cindy loved a party and we will honor her wishes with lunch and music from noon to 2 p.m. by the Bobby BlackHat Band. Come as you are and join us by land or boat and bring a chair, a covered dish and a story to share about Cindy.
In the event of rain, the service will be held at the White Stone Firehouse.