Calvin R. Decker

Feb. 23, 1948 - April 18, 2017

Calvin R. Decker, 69, Roaring Spring, died Tuesday afternoon at his residence after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born in Roaring Spring, son of the late Ross and Miriam (Hollopeter) Decker. On Jan 20, 1967, he married Patricia A. Hetrick in Roaring Spring.

Surviving are his wife; two children: Richard A. Decker and wife, Sherri, and Lisa Calhoun, all of Roaring Spring; two grandchildren: Elizabeth and Aaron; a great-granddaughter, Maddison; a brother, Ross J. Decker and wife, Carrie, of Roaring Spring; and a sister, Anna Mae Albright of Roaring Spring.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Tyler Allen Decker; and two brothers: Herbert and John.

Calvin was a 1966 graduate of Central High School, Martinsburg, and he served in the U.S. Army Reserve. In 2013, he retired as a manager at Cove Shoe Co., Martinsburg, after 47 years of service. He was a member of Foot of Ten Independent Baptist Church, Duncansville, and he enjoyed restoring cars and tractors.

Friends will be received from 1 until the 3 p.m. funeral service Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Foot of Ten Independent Baptist Church, Duncansville, Pastor David Huston officiating. Arrangements are by Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home Inc., Roaring Spring.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Calvin’s memory may be given to Foot of Ten Independent Baptist Church, 1130 Foot of Ten Road, Duncansville, PA 16635.