Mr. Decker died at 2:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at Ozarks Medical Center.
He was born April 27, 1943, at West Plains, Missouri, to Eldon Phillip Decker and Eva Routh Decker. On November 10, 1962, he was married at Dora, Missouri, to Juanita Cudworth. He was the owner/operator of Fat Boy’s Gun Shop and was a mechanic and bus driver at Dora Schools for twenty-seven years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening and loved his family and grandkids.
He is survived by his wife, Juanita Decker, of the family home; three children, Gary Brian Decker and wife, Barb, Dora, Missouri, Gregory Lee Decker and wife, Alison, Dora, Missouri and Stacey Minnich and husband, Jamie, Mountain View, Missouri; four grandchildren, Keesha Cotham and husband, Brandon, Kayla Uhlmann and husband, Devon, Haylee Borgman and Isabella Minnich; three great-grandchildren, Blake, Hudson and Miles; two brothers, Ronnie Decker and Joe Decker and wife, Connie, all of Dora, Missouri; one sister, Loeta Camden, West Plains, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents and one brother, J. D. Decker, precede him in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Sweeton Pond Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Sweeton Pond Cemetery, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.robertsondrago.com.