Steven Wayne Decker, 73, of Cottontown, passed away at the Portland Tri-Star emergency room on Aug. 4, 2020.

He was born in Elmira, New York, on Sept. 8, 1946, to the late George Sylvester Decker and Betty Jane Pruyne-Decker.

Decker is survived by: his loving wife, Joan Decker of Cottontown; daughters, Sheryl (Stephen Seigneur) Forsythe of Bethlehem, Georgia; Ginger (Brooks) Watson of Franklin, Kentucky; Deidre Dee Decker of Cottontown; grandchildren, Candy (Tim) Pitman of Monroe, Georgia, Heather Forsythe of Monroe, Georgia, Nick Forsythe of Bethlehem, Georgia, Shayna Strode of Bowling Green, Kentucky; Raven McGruder of Cottontown; great-grandchildren, Nathaniel Pitman, Hadlee Pitman; siblings, Jane Stewart of Elmira, New York; Mike Decker of Elmira, New York; George Decker of North Carolina; Susan Van Alstine of Elmira, New York; and Tim Decker of Palm Springs, California.

The family has chosen cremation, and a memorial service will be announced at a later date.

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