Robert L Decker
Birth Date: December 21, 1920
Death Date: April 15, 2017
Robert L. Decker, Sr., age 96, passed away April 15, 2017 at Towne Center Assisted Living Community in Avon Lake, Ohio.
He is survived by his daughter Kathy L. Pinzone (Michael); sons – Michael R. (Megan) and Robert L. Jr. (Renee); grandchildren Robert R. Pinzone (Danielle), Leslie C. Fuller (David), Elizabeth Whalen (Patrick), Robert L. Decker III (Michelle), Angela R, Decker, and Michael P. Decker; great grandchildren R. Joshua Pinzone, Michael A. Pinzone, Robert A. Grayston, Isabella Fuller, Christian Fuller, Grant Whalen and Savannah Decker.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Dorothy L (nee Siekmann), parents Lewis F. and Luella Decker and his sister, Alta Dapper.
Robert was a longtime resident of North Olmsted, Ohio, having graduated from Baldwin Wallace College in Berea, Ohio. He served his country during WWII as a Captain in the U.S. Army in France and the Philippines. He was involved in community politics in North Olmsted having served as President of Council, and was the North Olmsted citizen of the year in 1958. Robert was a long time member of the Kiwanis Club and active within his community, including the High Teen Canteen with the North Olmsted High School for many years. He was a successful businessman owning his own Insurance Agency.
A celebration of life will be held Friday, April 21, 2017 at 12NOON at the Sunset Chapel at 6245 Columbia Rd., North Olmsted, OH 44070. Burial will take place immediately following the service at Sunset Memorial Park.
The family would like to thank Towne Center Assisted Living community for their compassionate and loving care of their father/grandfather since 2009.
In lieu of flowers, the family request remembrances be made to Crossroads Hospice, 9775 Rockside Rd., Suite 270, Valley View, OH 44125.