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Devearl Decker

October 29, 1924 — February 10, 2020

DeVearl (Vearl) Clinton Decker, age 95, passed away on February 10, 2020 at the Bennion Central Utah Veterans Home in Payson, Utah.



Vearl was born October 29, 1924 to Allen Earl Decker and Vera Elaine Morriss in Salt Lake City, Utah. He moved to California at the age of 5 with his mother and younger sister. At 12 years of age he had to quit school and went to work to support them.



Vearl was inducted into the Army at the age of 19. He served in WWII in Germany as a Foot soldier and Lead Scout. After 7 months of intense fighting he was wounded and spent several weeks in the hospital in France. He was honorably discharged on March 9, 1946. Vearl received the Purple Heart, the WWII Victory Medal, the European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, the Good Conduct Medal and the Bronze Star.



DeVearl is survived by his children Allen (Lana) Decker, Bruce (Charisse) Decker, Debbie Payne, Curtis (Vickie) Decker and Bonnie Persons, 16 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.



He is preceded in death by his wife Doreen, son Erin, daughter Florrie, son-in-law Eldon Payne, daughter-in-law Dorene, granddaughter Erika, and grandson Douglas.



Please join our family as we honor DeVearl's life on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the Hobble Creek 3rd Ward LDS Chapel, 555 Averett Ave. Springville, Utah. Viewing 10:00-11:00 a.m. Funeral Services 11:00 a.m.



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