John Richard Decker was born October 31, 1925, the son of James William and Margaret (Walker) Decker. He married Ruth Marie Hanley.
Survivors include four children: John Dale Decker of Iowa City, Lonnie Lee Decker of Kalona, Keith Decker of Fulton, IL., Trudy Decker of Kalona, six grandchildren, and a number of great-grandchildren.
Services will be held in Russell Springs, Kentucky on Monday September 3, at 11AM. Burial will be in the Bethom Cemetery in Russell Springs, Kentucky.