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John Decker

August 26, 1956 — December 20, 2020

John Michael Decker, age 64, of Flatonia, Texas passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2020. John was born August 26, 1956 in Houston, Texas to Josephine Elizabeth Davies Decker and John William Decker. John was a loving son, husband, father, brother, and friend to all of those who knew him. He always found a way to make those around him laugh with his jokes and his stories. There was always a lesson, a solution, a life perspective, and endless words of wisdom from him. He instilled his spirit of hard work in his children and those around him, preparing them and molding them to prosper in their own lives. He leaves behind a legacy that is more than just the stories, the instruction, or the provision, but the joy from every conversation we have shared and the smiles, chuckles, and the emotions that came with it. John is survived by his wife, Diane Decker; mother Josephine Decker of Houston, Texas; Sons John Decker Jr. of Sugar Land, Texas, Alan Decker of Sugar Land, Texas and Stephen Decker of Flatonia, Texas; daughter Elizabeth Humphries (Christopher) of La Porte, Texas; brother Matthew Decker of Conroe, Texas; and sister Margie Huegel of Montgomery, Texas. John was preceded in death by father John William Decker and sister, Marion Adams. A visitation for John will be Sunday, December 27, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Smith Funeral Home in Flatonia, Texas. A funeral mass will be held Monday, December 28, 2020 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Praha, Texas at 10:00 AM officiated by Father Gabriel Maison. Burial will follow in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Praha, Texas, officiated by Father Gabriel Maison. Serving as pallbearers are John Decker, Jr., Alan Decker, Stephen Decker, Christopher Humphries, Matthew Decker, Steven Wiedemann, Andrew Wiedemann and Austin Patton. Honorary pallbearers are Curtis Grigg and Roger Moreno. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.smithfuneralhomeflatonia.com for the Decker family. Smith Funeral Home - 128 East 5th Street, Flatonia, Tx 78941 Phone #361-865-3311
FAMILY Diane Decker Wife John William Decker Father (deceased) Josephine Elizabeth Davies Decker Mother John Decker Jr. Son Alan Decker Son Stephen Decker Son Elizabeth Humphries (Christopher) Daughter Matthew Decker Brother Margie Huegel Sister Marion Adams Sister (deceased)
Visitation Sunday, December 27, 2020

Funeral Mass Monday, December 28, 2020

Burial Monday, December 28, 2020

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