Founder of Pine Mountain Trail passes away at 86

Founder of Pine Mountain Trail passes away at 86

PINE MOUNTAIN, GA (WTVM) – The founder of the Pine Mountain Trail passed away Wednesday evening around 8 p.m. at the age of 86.

Neal Wickham learned he had lung cancer in only a short amount of time, according to a Facebook post on the Pine Mountain Trail page.

Wickham founded the Pine Mountain Trail Association in 1975. The purpose of the organization is to enhance, preserve and promote Pine Mountain Trail and the connecting loop trails within FDR State Park.

Funeral arrangements have not yet been announced.

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