Ralph Eugene Decker, 81, of Findlay, Ohio passed away at his home on Sunday February 11, 2018.
Ralph was born in Mt. Blanchard, Ohio to the late Deloris and Cloice Decker. Ralph married Doris Parker and they divorced. In 1988, Ralph married Ruth Luxford and she survives in Findlay. Also surviving are his children: Deb, Brad and Chris; step-children: John and Tammy; four grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren and 2 great-step-grandchildren; sister: Norma Jean (Donald) Fisher; and a niece and four nephews and numerous grandnieces and nephews. Ralph was preceded in death by a step daughter Denise and a granddaughter Hanna.
Ralph proudly served his country in the United States Army and retired after 41 years of service from Cooper Tire. Ralph also worked for Hemppie Water and Flag City Water. Ralph also owned and operated a small engine repair service in Indian Lake, Ohio. Ralph was a charter member of the VFW #303 and a life member of DAV.
Visitation for Ralph will be on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. in the HANNEMAN FUNERAL HOME, 201 Osborn Ave, Findlay, Ohio 45840. Ralph’s funeral service will be held on Friday February 16, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Zion Bloom Cemetery, where Military Honors will be rendered by the Hancock County Memorial Squad.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be gifted in Ralph’s honor to the family c/o the funeral home.
Hanneman Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Ralph and encourages those wishing to leave a fond memory or condolence to visit www.hannemanfh.com