A funeral service for Marty D. Decker was held December 23, 2010, at Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, Newark, with Pastor Paul Reimer presiding. Interment followed at Newark Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Decker, age 52, passed away suddenly on Sunday, December 19, 2010, at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born October 17, 1958, in Newark,to his parents Gene and Ella Mae (Dusenbury) Decker. Marty was a 1977 graduate of Newark High School and was the warehouse manager for Jendco Safety Supply Co. for the last 19 years. He will be remembered for his strong work ethic as well as his love for fishing, western movies, mushroom hunting and his love for life, which made him a true friend to everyone he met.
Marty is survived by his wife of 25 years, Connie; mother, Ella Mae Decker; sons, Dusty (Laura) Reed of Newark, Tim- mothy Reed of Newark, Matthew Reed of Newark and Marty Gene Decker of Buckeye Lake; brothers, John and Tony Decker; sisters, Lynn Corsi, Kim Decker and Rhonda House all of Newark; grandchildren, Andrew and Annie Lynn Reed and Meredith and Hailey Reed; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Marty was preceded in death by his father, Gene; and his grandparents, Harold and Lyda Dusenbury and John and Mary Decker.
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