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Capt Arthur Clay 'A C' DECKER, Jr[1, 2]

Male 1911 - 2011  (99 years)Deceased


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  • Name Arthur Clay DECKER 
    Title Capt 
    Suffix Jr 
    Nickname A C 
    Born 15 Dec 1911  Grow, King Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Feb 2011  Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Aft 23 Feb 2011  Garden of Memories Cemetery, Paducah, Cottle Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Capt Arthur Clay 'A.C. - Art' Decker, Jr - Memorial
    Capt Arthur Clay "A.C. - Art" Decker, Jr - Memorial
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    Person ID I14331  Garrison-Logan Family Tree
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2013 

    Family Mildred C JENNINGS,   b. 6 Dec 1911, King Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 2002, Wimberley, Hays Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)  [3, 4
    Married 19 Oct 1934  Harmon Co, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Living
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F5170  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Dec 1911 - Grow, King Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Oct 1934 - Harmon Co, Oklahoma, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Feb 2011 - Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 23 Feb 2011 - Garden of Memories Cemetery, Paducah, Cottle Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Parents and other spouses for this person have been intentionally omitted from the database due to our focus on Garrison descendants. See sources for names of other family members.

  • Sources 
    1. [S129] Miscellaneous Newspaper Obituaries, (Various publications), 18 Jun 2013.
      SHREVEPORT, LA - Longtime Shreveport resident Arthur Clay Decker, Jr., died Feb. 23, 2011, at 99 years of age. He was born in Grow, TX, Dec. 15, 1911, to Arthur and Mattie Decker. A. C. grew up in west Texas, attended Paducah, TX, schools and graduated from Texas A&M. He was an Air Force Captain in WWII. After the war, he owned flight training schools in the Shreveport area. He had a farm near Waskom, Texas, and enjoyed that rural environment. A. C. was the owner of Life Underwriters, an insurance business in Shreveport. He is survived by his wife, Billie Scott Decker; two children by previous marriages, Leah Decker Dunaway, of Wimberley, TX, and Charles Decker; three grandchildren, Caroline Robinson, Andrea Kee, Lisa Decker; five great grandchildren, Rachel, Connor, Sarah, Hayden, Rebecca. He is also survived by two brothers, Charles Decker of Wichita, KS, and Ottis Decker of Muskogee, OK. A. C. leaves behind many nieces and nephews who remember him fondly. His parents, Arthur and Mattie Decker, brother John Decker and sisters, Monetta Decker Lynch and Captoila Decker Schoen, preceded him in death. A. C. is buried in Paducah, Texas.

      Published in Shreveport Times on October 16, 2011

    2. [S11] Find A Grave, (www.findagrave.com), 18 Jun 2013.
      Find A Grave Memorial# 78533588

    3. [S18] Descendants of Caleb Garrison Sr., and his wife Sarah Fleming, J. G. Ross, Quillian Garrison, (Times Printers & Stationers, Inc., Angleton, Texas), p 176, 12 Feb 2010.

    4. [S153] Oklahoma County Marriages, 1891-1959, (FamilySearch), 27 Dec 2012.
      Name: A C Decker
      Event: Marriage
      Event Date: 19 Oct 1934
      Event Place: Harmon, Oklahoma, United States
      Age: 22
      Estimated Birth Year: 1912
      Residence: Paducah, Cottle, Texas
      Marriage License or Bond Date: 19 Oct 1934
      place of marriage license or bond: , Harmon, Oklahoma
      Spouse: Mildred Jennings
      Spouse's Titles & Terms: Miss
      Spouse's Age: 22
      Spouse's Estimated Birth Year: 1912
      Spouse's Residence: Paducah, Cottle, Texas
      Film Number: 2420072
      Digital Folder Number: 004532879
      Image Number: 00242