Mt. Gilead - Joe Sheridan Decker, Sr., age 71, passed away Monday, August 7, 2017, at his home.
Mr. Decker was born in Broome County, NY on July 24, 1946 to Horace Emerson and Frances Ruth Moore Decker. He was a forklift operator at the foundry in Biscoe.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife, Sara F. Decker.
He is survived by his wife, Shiela Lindsey Decker, of the home; four sons, Joe Decker, Jr. of Sanford, Steve Decker of Sanford, Brian Decker of Mt. Gilead and Sean Decker of Troy; brother of eight sisters, Mary Dietzman of Harpersville, NY, Anna Montresser of Binghamton, NY, Marjory Macomber of Deposit, NY, Rhea Barnes of Windsor, NY, Ethel Bondranko of Yale, VA, Sharon Faulkenberry of Rock Hill, SC, Jenny Barrett of Deposit, NY and Katherine Szymaniak of Harpersville, NY; three brothers, Michael Decker of Harpersville, NY, Douglas Decker, Sr. of Windsor, NY and Jeffery Decker of Clinton, TN; ten grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren.
A memorial service and visitation will be held from 4:00 - 6:00 pm on Friday, August 11, at his home.
Friday August 11th, 2017
4:00pm - 6:00pm
155 Forest Village Road
Mt. Gilead, NC 27306
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So sad you are gone but not forgotten.only good thing is that you are now back with your one and only true love Sara my mother.can you tell her I love her.
Submitted by Sean decker on Aug 9 2017 03:15:14 PM
Uncle Joe ,
I will miss you very much, especially at our family reunion each year😢 You are the life of that party. My god, grandma, and Sarah take you into their hearts. You are now our angle in heaven. Love you.
Submitted by Marcia Richards on Aug 9 2017 06:22:06 AM
Best man around, Great Uncle & so loved by everyone! Your not in pain anymore Uncle Joe & you are with Aunt Sarah! You will be Greatly Missed, but Always Loved. I love you
Submitted by Kimberly Holmes on Aug 8 2017 10:32:04 PM
Katherine (Kathy) Szymaniak lit a candle for Joe Sheridan Decker, Sr.
Katherine (Kathy) Szymaniak lit a candle on Aug 8 2017 09:07:44 PM
I love you and you'll be missed. R.I.P my brother
Submitted by Katherine (Kathy) Szymaniak on Aug 8 2017 09:06:05 PM
I'm sorry for everyones loss. Didn't see him much, but I'm sure he was a good man and will be missed by many.
Submitted by Joe Szymaniak on Aug 8 2017 08:39:45 PM
I am truly honored to have known this man.. He will forever hold a special place in my heart. Thank you for sharing some of your wisdom with me Pa Joe.
Submitted by Lisa H.Greene on Aug 8 2017 08:06:27 PM
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Lisa H.Greene lit a candle on Aug 8 2017 08:02:53 PM
Sending prayers for the family,he will truly be missed,and I know he is with Sara and they are dancing away right now
Submitted by Lorrie Decker on Aug 8 2017 07:37:37 PM
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