"For years, a motorcycle was his
only means of transportation, and he would ride
in the rain, wind, or snow. He wasn't himself
without his bike."
Picnic died in his sleep Nov. 22
at his home is San Bernardino. He was 47.
He was born February 18, 1959,
to Janis and Robert J. Seevers in Fontana.
By the time he was a teen, he
was already following his father's passion,
riding a motorcycle to Fontana High School.
Fifteen years ago, on his first
clean and sober run, he earned the nickname that
Picnic table. He got the name "Picnic
Table" for his sleeping choice one night.
The guy he went with was
supposed to have a tent and a
sleeping bag for him, but they weren't
there when he got there," said his wife. "So he
picnic table and slept there through the
Later the next day, when
everyone was being introduced at the run,
someone said "you are the
picnic table guy", and it stuck.
Picnic went to every clean and
sober run he could get to, many times because of
the love and support he got from his biker
brothers. All the kids at the runs grew up
knowing and loving Picnic, he was just another
big kid to them!!
Thirteen years ago Picnic Table
and Biker Bill Ferguson, founded A Way of Life
Motorcycle Club, Southern California Chapter.
They participated in runs in
California and went to
Harley-Davidson races in
Along the way, he made friends
with other sober motorcycle riders.
In 1997, Picnic met Marcie
Davis-McCarty online and asked her if she liked
Harleys. She responded with a "yes" and their
romance was born.
We were married six years later
in true biker fashion by a biker pastor at the
Heritage Chapel in
There were lots of clean and
sober bikers there, and our Biker Vows included
"to promise to ride behind him in wind or rain,
Mojave Desert, and to stand by him
even if the bike broke down, every step of the
To support the family, Picnic
studied to become a certified Microsoft Computer
Technician and later ran a business out of our
Picnic and I never lost our
passion for biking. We rode and worked on
And at the time of his death,
Picnic had plans to build a Harley for me. I
recently had his Heritage Softtail fenders and
gas tank painted blue and with gold flames to
mark our third wedding anniversary. and the
colors of A Way of Life M/C.
Picnic is also survived by
stepfather Ray Brown of
Texas; stepmother Mary Seevers of
Cedar City, Utah; sister Sandra Genung of
Ontario; brother Randy Brown of Hesperia;
daughters Misty Murray of
Las Vegas, Amanda Seevers of Redlands,
and Katrina Seevers of Murrieta; stepchildren
Carissa Knoblock of
Redwood City and Eric Shelverton of
banning; and three grandchildren.
A memorial service was held
Friday (December 1, 2006) at Grimes-Akes Family
Funeral Home in Corona.
Table as an example. Live your life to
the fullest, don't hold back, and be the best
you can be. Because you never know what tomorrow
Always say, "I love you".
Because tomorrow you may not be here, and the
ones that don't know, never will.
If you fall, get back up.
Because falling means that you've tried. "You
fail when you don't try." Don't be afraid to