OBITUARY

Rudy E. Decker

February 24, 1935March 7, 2013

Rudy E. Decker, 78 of Huntington passed away at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Parkview Huntington Hospital. Rudy was a 1953 graduate of Andrews High School. He had worked at the Farm Bureau CO-OP in Bippus and Huntington for several years and had worked at Memcor for 10 years and most recently for the Town of Andrews for 17 years, retiring in 1997. He attended St. Paul’s County Line Church. He was a member of the VFW Post 2689 of Huntington; life member of the First Marine Division, life member of the North American Hunting Club, Gold Prospecting Association of America-Northern Indiana Chapter and the Korean Veterans Association. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed camping over the years. He enjoyed his family and spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Rudy was born on February 24, 1935 in Huntington, the son of Raymond E. and Edith M. (Cass) Decker.

He was united in marriage to Donna M. Hollowell on December 29, 1956 in Hamilton, Indiana. His wife survives.

Additional survivors include a son: Randall E. (Maxine) Decker of Andrews; two daughters: Ramonda (Steve) Bickel of Andrews; Cynthia (Scott) Christman of Huntington; two sisters: Luella (Max) Hethcote of Warren; Doneta Rudy of Huntington; seven grandchildren; three step-grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 10, 2013 from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, Indiana.

Funeral service will be held on Monday, March 11, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. with one hour of visitation prior to the service at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel with Pastor Conrad Thompson officiating.

Interment will be at the Pilgrims Rest Cemetery.

Memorials may be made out to St. Paul’s County Line Church or Wounded Warriors Project or to Huntington County Cancer Services both in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, March 10, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, March 11, 2013
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Maggie Hummel

March 12, 2013

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate Rudy's long life well lived. Rudy, you were a good friend to Jim and I even though we never met, you supported Jim through all those years of his illness and stayed in touch with me after his death. You were ‘Semper Fi', rest in peace dear man.

March 11, 2013

My most sincere sympathy to Donna, Cindy and the rest of the family on the loss of your loved one. My prayer is that God through His Holy Spirit will comfort you and bless you in the days and months ahead. Love In Christ Tom

March 11, 2013

So sorry from Ed Snyder

roger&judy vance

March 10, 2013

rudy and i worked together for about two years at memcor,we got to be pretty good friends.rudy was fun to work with.my wife judy and i want you all to know you are in our prayers and thoughts.we know rudy is in a better place.we were very sorry to hear about his passing on. god bless you all,roger and judy vance 932 etna avenue huntington,indiana

Jean Hanselman

March 9, 2013

Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.

Rhonda Bauer Kattau

March 9, 2013

I'm sorry for the loss of Rudy. What a wonderful heart. Donna I hope you, Randy, and family, all find peace.

Daniel Simpson

March 9, 2013

We send our condolences and our prayers. Rudy will always be in our hearts . I m glad I got to know him and hunt with him . We will miss him and his emails.

Daniel Simpson

March 9, 2013

We send our condolences and our prayers. Rudy will always be in our hearts . I m glad I got to know him and hunt with him . We will miss him and his emails.

Linda Glass

March 8, 2013

Dear Donna, Randy, Ramonda, Cynthia and all who loved Rudy,
It goes without saying Rudy will be missed. We are thankful his suffering is over. We rejoice his promised new life. May the love of God, family and friends help you through the time without your beloved.
With love and prayers,
Bill and Linda Glass

Connie Trosper

March 8, 2013

In honor of my wonderful uncle, "Semper Fi".