James L. “Jim” Decker, 79, of Savannah, died on Friday, Oct. 18, at North Mississippi Medical Center. He was born in Parches Cove, Ala., the son of the late Norman and Millie Artis Decker. He was united in marriage to Dixie Nell Donnell, who survives.
Mr. Decker, a veteran of the U. S. Air Force. He was a truck driver for Ryder Company. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Stantonville, and a 32nd Degree at the Adamsville Lodge.
Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 3 p.m. at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with David Baker and Randy Cook officiating.
In addition to his wife Dixie Donnell Decker, he is survived by a son, Brian David Decker of Lowell, Ind.; one grandson; one great-grandson and three sisters, Marie Goodlett and Artie Gallagher both of Arab, Ala., and Evana Harmon of North Huntsville, Ala.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Robert Earl Decker.