Francis Raymond Deckard Jr.

Francis Raymond Deckard Jr., 65, of Fostoria, died unexpectedly Sunday June 9, 2019, at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital.

He was born June 9, 1954, in New York, to Francis Raymond and Martha Alberta (Betts) Deckard Sr.

Also surviving are his loving companion, Debra E. (Miller) Sumpter of Fostoria; four children, Jason (Jane) Sumpter of Pocahontas, Tennessee, Dawn (Eric Williams) Deckard of Bowling Green, Jessica (Anthony) Higgins, of Tiffin, and Tara (Bradley) Bennett of Fostoria; 14 grandchildren; sister, Tina Deckard of Bucyrus; and a brother, Kenneth Deckard of Sandusky.

He also was preceded in death by a sister, Joyce Watson.

Mr. Deckard served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam and Korean Wars.

Visitation is 2-4 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at Hoening & Son Funeral Home, 133 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria.

The United Veterans of Fostoria will provide military honors at 4 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home, with a celebration of life service to follow with Pastor Dan Lucien presiding.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Disabled American Veterans in care of the funeral home.