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Richard Decker

June 20, 1926 October 13, 2018
Richard Decker
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Obituary for Richard Decker

Richard Decker, age 92, of Knoxville, TN formerly of Clinton New Jersey and Marathon, Florida went to be with the Lord early Saturday morning, October 13, 2018.

Rich was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church. He was a veteran of World War II serving with the U S Army First Calvary Fifth Regiment in Japan. He retired from the New Jersey State Police as a Lieutenant with 26 years of service.

Rich is preceded in death by his son, Richard Lawrence Decker; great grandson, Ryan Weeks; parents, Richard Decker and Jennie Dearsley Decker; sisters, Clara Mayer, Nellie Tortorello and Emma Decker; brothers, John Decker and Albert Decker.

Rich is survived by his wife of 62 years, Colleen Decker; daughter, Lisa Bachman of New Market; granddaughters, Amanda Bachman and Katie Bachman of Ft. Pierce, FL and Jenn Bachman of New Market; great grandchildren, Ariel Jacobson, Jackson Weeks and Atlas Jacobson; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends 10 to 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, October 18 with a Celebration of Life to follow at 12 Noon at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 1001 Ebenezer Road, Knoxville, TN 37923 with Rev. Ann Robins.

Full military honors will be conferred by the U S Army and the East Tennessee Veteran Honor Guard.

Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Decker family.


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Visitation

Thursday

18

Oct

10:00 AM 10/18/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:45 AM 10/18/2018 11:45:00 AM
Ebenezer United Methodist Church

1001 Ebenezer Road
Knoxville, Tennessee 37923

Ebenezer United Methodist Church
1001 Ebenezer Road Knoxville 37923 Tennessee
United States

Celebration of Life

Thursday

18

Oct

12:00 PM 10/18/2018 12:00:00 PM
Ebenezer United Methodist Church

1001 Ebenezer Road
Knoxville, Tennessee 37923

Ebenezer United Methodist Church
1001 Ebenezer Road Knoxville 37923 Tennessee
United States
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