Vernon Decker, 82, of Hannibal, OH, passed away Monday, December 9, 2019 at his home.

He was born July 21, 1937 in Beallsville, OH, the son of the late Mansel and Jeanette Smith Decker.

He was a veteran of the Army National Guard and reserves from 1960-1968, a retired furnace operator in the finishing department at Conalco with 42 years service, and Church of Christ by faith.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Sandra Arman Decker; two daughters, Stacey (Stephen) Gallaher of Ashville, OH and Andrea (Tex) Morris of Sardis, OH; a sister, Cora (James) Yocco of Caldwell, OH; a brother, Joe (Vivian) Decker of Beallsville, OH; and three grandchildren, Megan Gallaher of Dublin, OH, Jake Gallaher of Salt Lake City, UT and Will Blake of Sardis, OH.; and several nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends Saturday from 1 p.m. until time of service at 3 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 751 Third St., New Martinsville, WV.

Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions can be made to Stonerise at Home Hospice, 68150 Bay Berry Dr., St. Clairsville, OH 43950; or American Cancer Society, Myelodysplastic Syndromes (cancer.org).

Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneralhomes.com.