Ray Deckard, 91, of Sullivan, passed away at 9:33 a.m. Friday, Jan. 23, 2009 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital.
He was born in Sullivan County Nov. 26, 1917 to Alonzo Deckard and Pearl Parks Deckard.
Ray was a self employed farmer.
Survivors include two sons, Keith Deckard and wife Wanda, Rusty Deckard and wife Sue, both of Sullivan; two daughters, Carolyn Forbes of Sullivan, and Nancy Hannum and husband Jock of Dugger; 11 grandchildren, Brian, Andrew, Bradley Deckard, Kathy Chapman, Susan Thrasher, Anita Zellers, Kenny Forbes, Erin Deckard, Christina Carpenter, Jamie Hannum, Desson Hannum; 16 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
Funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday January 30, 2009 at Newkirk's Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Vandeman and Rev. Dale Wise officiating. Burial in the Hickory Cemetery.
Friends may call from 12:30 p.m. until services Friday.