Ralph LeRoy Decker, Jr., age 63, passed away on November 4, 1999.

He was born August 7, 1936, to Ralph and Marie Decker. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and enjoyed missionary work very much.He is survived by me (his wife Katharyn); four children, Cindy (Jeff) Coombs, Tooele, UT; Philip Decker, Burbank, CA; Denise Decker, Grantsville, UT; and Shauna Decker, Tigard, OR; and four grandchildren, Brett and Corey Coombs, Matthew and Jamie Decker.

Ralph had a deep love for the Lord and Heavenly Father and was very close to the Spirit. He was my spiritual hero, my teacher, my light, my strength, my best friend, my eternal companion. He touched the lives of many on this Earth! Go forth, my love, and continue to do a great and marvelous work for the Lord.

Services will be held on November 9, 1999, 11 a.m. at the Midvale 7th Ward Chapel, 642 So. Jackson Street, Midvale, Utah. The dedication of the grave will follow at the Tooele Cemetery. There will be a viewing that same day beginning at 9:30 a.m.