William Joseph Decker Jr. passed away on April 12, 2022 at 72 years of age. Born July 18, 1949 to the late William J. Decker Sr. & Lea Maxine Decker (Skiles).
Beloved baby brother of Linda Decker.
Married the love of his life, Judy Hanff on July 20, 1968 right after graduating from Southwest High school, they celebrated their 53rd anniversary last summer.
William will be missed by his son, William Decker III and daughter, Julie Scholl (Walter) and his 6 grandsons- Jim Thebeau Jr., William Decker IV, Zachary Decker, Adam Scholl , Alex Scholl and Wesley Decker. He was blessed with 5 great- grandchildren – Haylie, Abbie, Drake, X’Zayvier and Harmony.
William was a proud St. Louis City Police officer for 23 years. He retired in 1993 to Piedmont, MO where he served as a deputy sheriff for Wayne Co for another 13 years. He was active in the Fraternal Order of Eagles and was proud to donate to Mid-America transplant to help others even after his death. The family will have a private memorial service this summer.
ARRANGEMENTS UNDER THE DIRECTION OF MICHEL FUNERAL HOME.