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Dennis H. Decker

Dennis H. Decker, 82, of Palm Coast, Florida and formerly of Saugerties, NY and Kerhonkson, NY, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at Flagler Hospital Hospice Center, Palm Coast FL. He was the son of the late Hasbrouck and Frieda Decker of Kerhonkson, NY.


Dennis was a graduate of Kerhonkson High School. He loved the outdoors, enjoying camping, fishing and hunting. He also enjoyed traveling with his camper and seeing much of the US. Dennis was a NYS Corrections Officer retiring from Eastern NY Correctional Facility. He then worked for several years repairing bicycles which he loved doing in a shop in Kingston, NY and in Florida, he was a lifetime member of the Elks Lodge and longtime member of the Kerhonkson Fire Company.


Dennis is survived by his former wife Carolyn Decker/Hudson, son, Drew Decker and wife Brenda, grandchildren, Erica Katrak and husband Cyrus, Dustin Decker, Krista Decker, James Gibson and wife Melissa, Jason Gibson, Joshua Gibson and wife Katrina, his son-in-law James Gibson, Sr., and great -grandchildren. Dennis was predeceased by his wife, Barbara Decker, daughter, Lori Gibson, and great-granddaughter Jessica Gibson.

He will be deeply missed and remembered by all the family and friends who knew and loved him. Cremation will be private.


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Sorry to hear of your loss, Drew. Our condolences to you and your entire family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Milton & Patricia O'Bryon Apr 28 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dennis Decker

Dorothy Simmons Apr 24 2018 12:00 AM

Denny Decker, what a nice guy. Don't thing I ever heard him get angry. One of the good guys...

Leonard (Skip) Quick Sr Apr 24 2018 12:00 AM

Drew - so sorry to hear about your dad. I have so many fond memories of spending time with your family when we were young, and your dad was a good friend to mine. You will be in my thoughts.

Margaret (Christian) Coisson Apr 23 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dennis Decker

Ruth & Al (Skip) Berryann Apr 22 2018 12:00 AM