William “Bill” Decker Jr., 72 of Grantsburg, passed away on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at Baptist Health Paducah.


will be set at a later date.

Bill was an

employee at Pockets on Cairo Road in Paducah and loved

his job. He was a member of Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom

Hall in Metropolis

and a U.S. Marine veteran that served

in Vietnam. Bill loved to fish and jump on

his tractor to mow

the fields.

Bill is survived by his wife of 44 years, Brenda Decker; daughter, Linda

Taylor and husband Louis; son, William Decker III and wife Melissa; six grandchildren, Trent, Haylee, William, Kristofer, Keith

and Makayla; three great-grandchildren, Bailey, Carly Ann,

and Jaxsyn; one

sister, Patty; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded

in death by his

parents, William

and Lydia Decker

Sr. and five brothers and sisters.

Memorial contributions may

be given in Bill’s name to Loftus-McManus Funeral Home,

P.O. Box 760, Metropolis, IL 62960

or online at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com to help cover funeral expenses.


are entrusted

to Aikins-Farmer

-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis.

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