Delbert James Deckard, 82, of Hillsboro, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at his residence. He worked as a forklift operator for Central Hardware; enjoyed fishing, hunting, riding horses and 4 wheeling. Born October 30, 1933 in Alton, Missouri, to his late parents Henry & Goldia (Connor) Deckard.
He is survived by his loving wife Rita (Maness) Deckard; sons: Roger (April) Deckard of Arnold, MO, David (Jennifer) Deckard of Hillsboro, MO, Larry (Desiree) O'Harver of DeSoto, MO, Scott (Jennifer) O'Harver of Festus, MO; daughters: Tammy (Kevin) Raul of Warrenton, MO, Toni Newlon of Sullivan, MO, Lisa (Paul) Rae of MN; sister: Daisey Carlew of St. Louis, MO; 20 grandchildren & 10 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by bothers: Herchel Deckard and Hubert Deckard; sister: Patricia Ann Deckard; and first wife: Margie (Rodgers) Deckard.