William "Bill" G. Decker

July 3, 1937 ~ December 29, 2020 (age 83)


William “Bill” G. Decker, age 83, of Evansville, IN, passed away at 12:18 p.m. on Tuesday, December 29, 2020, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital.

Bill was born July 3, 1937, in Evansville, IN, to Chester Decker and Addie (Johnson) Decker. He retired from CSX Railroad (formerly L&N) in 1987 after 27 years, and then worked for Radiopharmacy as a deliverer of nuclear medicine. Bill served in the US Army, and he pastored a Pilgrim Holiness Church in Patoka, IN in 1976 and 1977.

Bill is survived by his wife, Janice Decker; daughter, Cindy Mayo (Steve); sons, Mark Decker (Sonia) and Larry Decker (Amy); brothers, Lanny Decker (Mary Jane) and Danny Decker; grandchildren, Mark Decker, Jr. (Tera), Whitney Gray, Drew Decker (Valerie), Laura Decker, Cole Decker, Hunter Decker (Megan), Haley-Morgan Decker, Macy Decker, and Joe Decker; great-grandchildren, Skyler, Brody, Peyton, and Teagan.

Bill is preceded in death by his parents; son, Billy Decker; and brothers, Chester “Chet” Decker and Jim Decker.

Funeral Services will be Private at 1:00 p.m., Monday, January 4, 2021, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue with Pastor Justin Jackman officiating. A Live Stream will be available beginning twenty minutes prior to the service time. Please visit, select your loved one’s obituary, scroll to the bottom of the page, and click Live Stream. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery.

Friends may visit from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., Monday, January 4, 2021, at BOONE FUNERAL HOME EAST CHAPEL.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: Evansville Pilgrim Holiness Church at 2714 E Riverside Dr, Evansville, IN 47714.

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January 4, 2021

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Boone Funera Home - East Chapel, Washington Avenue

Funeral Service
January 4, 2021

1:00 PM
Boone Funera Home - East Chapel, Washington Avenue

Video is available for this event

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