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January 15, 2014

Steven Ray Decker, 58; New Albany

— Funeral services for Steven Ray Decker, 58, New Albany, will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at Newcomer Funeral Home, New Albany. He died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014.

  He enjoyed playing music, camping, and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was born  June 27, 1955 in Louisville, to the late James Franklin and Mary Josephine Bean Decker “Mammy.”

Survivors include his wife, Becky Stone Decker; children, Selina Grasch and her husband, Will, and Shelly Gaines and her husband, Mike; stepchildren, Joe Miller and his wife, Jamie, Melanie Hyland and her husband, Casey, John Miller, and Jeff Miller and his wife, Natasha; sisters, Bonnie Beard and her husband, Charles, and Linda Decker; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

 In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Danny Kirby, and sister, Sharon Thomas.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.

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