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Monte Vista Funeral Home & Memorial Park

1900 E. Oakland Ave, Johnson City, TN

OBITUARY

Ronald Joseph Decio

October 9, 1932August 19, 2020
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Ronald Joseph Decio, age 87, of Johnson City, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at his residence. He was born in San Francisco, California, the son of the late Angelo Decio and Gladys Graft Masi.

Ronald graduated from the University of Southern California and was a veteran of the United States Navy having served in Korea. He was an airplane pilot. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Elizabethton, Tennessee, and was involved in various church activities. He had worked as a Mechanical Engineer at Johnson City Medical Center, and worked as the Project Manager for McCarthy Construction traveling all over the United States helping build hospitals. He was a former member of the Knights of Columbus. Ronald volunteered at the Johnson City Animal Shelter and the Melting Pot.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Nancy Street Decio; sister & brothers-in-laws, J.B. and Becky Cooper, Ed and Linda Street, and Jeffrey Street; and his fur baby, Sophie Rose.

The family will receive friends Saturday, August 22, 2020 from 11:00AM until 1:00PM at Monte Vista Funeral Home. The Funeral Service will follow at 1:00PM with Father Dennis Kress officiating. Committal Service and Interment will follow in the Garden of Last Supper at Monte Vista Memorial Park. Military flag presentation will be rendered by members of the Navy Funeral Honors team. Pallbearers will be J.B. Cooper, Ed Street, Fred King, Kevin Howell, Ken Curtis, and Ryan Cooper. Honorary Pallbearer will be Jeffrey Street.

The family would like to express their thanks to Dr. Alan Forbush and staff, Dr. Jeffrey Schoondyke, and his nurse Christy Heck with Ballad Home Health for all their love and care.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Johnson City Animal Shelter, 3411 N Roan Street, Johnson City, TN 37601.

Arrangements especially for Mr. Ronald Joseph Decio and his family have been made through Monte Vista Funeral Home & Memorial Park, 1900 E. Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, TN; 423-282-2631.

  • FAMILY

  • Nancy Street Decio, Wife
  • Becky Cooper (J.B.), Sister-in-law
  • Ed Street (Linda), Brother-in-law
  • Jeffrey Street, Brother-in-law
  • Sophie Rose, Fur Baby

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  • PALLBEARERS

  • J.B. Cooper, Pallbearer
  • Ed Street , Pallbearer
  • Fred King, Pallbearer
  • Kevin Howell, Pallbearer
  • Ken Curtis, Pallbearer
  • Ryan Cooper, Pallbearer
  • Jeffrey Street, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, August 22, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, August 22, 2020

  • Committal Service & Interment

    Saturday, August 22, 2020

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Jennifer Hopkins

August 26, 2020

We are sending our thoughts, prayers and love to you during this difficult time. Anytime that you need anything, please let us know! We are here for you anytime. We will miss Ron very much! May God give you strength, comfort through this.
Love,
The Hopkins Family (Jennifer, Mike and Aidan)

Darlene Stinnett

August 23, 2020

Nancy, I am so sorry for your loss! I’m praying for the comfort that only God can give.

Marianne and Roland Oligny

August 22, 2020

Marianne and Roland are sorry to hear about the passing of Ron. We have fond memories of knowing Ron and Nancy.

Bob Gamache

August 22, 2020

Nancy,

Lynda and I are deeply saddened to have seen the news, regarding the passing of Ron. Our prayers and sympathy are with you and all of your family.

Thank you again for your kindness and generosity towards us (we are the St Elizabeth’s parishioners that you gave your Medline/Bath Bench to, a year or so ago).

Take care of yourself.

Bob and Lynda Gamache

Elizabethton TN

Katherine Hall

August 22, 2020

Dear Nancy and family, I was so sorry to hear of the lost of your beloved Ron. My sincere condolences at this sad, sad time.

Terry Craddock

August 21, 2020

Miss Nancy, I'm so sorry to hear about Ron. He was one of my favorites. You are in my prayers. Much love to you and Sophie Rose...........Terry

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