WASHINGTON — Richard “Dick” A. Decker, 67, of Washington, died at 7:39 a.m. Sunday at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. Born June 15, 1945, in Vincennes, he was the son of Lawrence and Irene (Irr) Decker. He served in the U.S. Army, a veteran of the Vietnam War, and earned a bachelor’s degree in agriculture from Purdue University. He retired from Perdue Farms in 2006 and for the past five years he owned and operated Decker’s Bakery. He was a member of Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, American Legion 121 where he was a past commander, V.F.W., Eagles and Moose Lodge. He is survived by two daughters, Jessica (John) Puntney and Ashley (Clint) Longest, all of Evansville; a son, Josh Decker of Louisville, Ky.; a brother, Gerald Decker; a sister, Gladys Partridge; and three grandchildren, Trevor and Aubrey Puntney and Tyson Longest. He is preceded in death by two brothers, John and Kenneth Decker. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Funeral Home. Preferred memorials are to Disabled Veterans Association. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.gillsince1872.com.
June 15, 1945 - Oct. 7, 2012
Ronald J. Robling, 73, died at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper.
Benny Ivan McDermed, 78, of Washington, died at 10:58 p.m. Monday at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. Born July 5, 1934, in Bedford, he was the son of Orval and Ivana (Terrell) McDermed.
Aaron Max Banta, 72, passed away at 9:25 p.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville. Aaron was born April 17, 1941, in Washington, the son of Harold Max and Ermel Louise (Stafford) Banta.
William Forest Malone, 69, born in Scotland, Ind., to Ernest C. and Hazel I. (Woodruff) Malone, passed from this life after a brief illness at his home on Tuesday.
Roy C. Fisher, 82, passed away Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital. Born Jan. 13, 1931, in Lawrence County, Ill., he was the son of Willard and Martha (Timms) Fisher.
Sue Ann Armes
Sue Ann Armes, 66, of Washington, died Monday at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville. Born Oct. 22, 1946, in Washington, she was the daughter of John W. and Vonlue (Himsel) Barber.
Makenlie Robinson (Lakatos)
Makenlie Jean Robinson (Lakatos) was granted her angel wings Friday, following a short illness.
Mary Lou Henson
Mary Lou Henson, 74, of Washington, passed away at 12:25 a.m. Saturday at Washington Nursing Center. She was born April 1, 1939, in Washington.
Daniel E. Foster
Daniel E. Foster, 65, died Thursday afternoon at his residence.
Born Dec. 3, 1947 in Montgomery, he was the son of Virgil and Mary (Yates) Foster. He graduated from Alfordsville High School in 1965.
Mary Fay Willis, 85, of Washington, died at 4:25 a.m. Wednesday at Eastgate Manor. Born July 24, 1927, in Vincennes, she was the daughter of Farris and Chrystal (Lamb) Wise.
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