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Game Warden William Barry Decker | Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Law Enforcement Division, Texas Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Law Enforcement Division, Texas

Game Warden

William Barry Decker

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Law Enforcement Division, Texas

End of Watch: Saturday, May 26, 1990

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: 17 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Drowned

Incident Date: 5/26/1990

Weapon: Not available

Suspect: Not available

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Game Warden Decker and Game Warden Bruce Hill both drowned after being thrown from their patrol boat when it hit a submerged stump on Lake Murvaul, in Panola County, at approximately 10:00 pm.

Game Warden Decker had served with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for 17 years. He was survived by his daughter, son, and four grandchildren.

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Game Warden Franklin Bruce Hill
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Law Enforcement Division, Texas
End of Watch: Saturday, May 26, 1990
Cause: Drowned

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Well,it is May 26,2013,23 years almost to the min.since you were called home. Alot has happened since you left us. Dad,you raised a great young woman in Stink an she has done a good job with her girls.Dad you would really be proud of them. As for me ive got some good kids too,that im proud of an i think you would be to,but they all came from you and what you thought us. I know grandmaw is there with you,an i know its great. Dad,i think of you oh so much,the things we did an talked about. Im fixin to be 44 years old and i still need your advice. Barry,an i talk often about you he wants to be a warden just like you,he reminds me so much of me an you when i was little. Well,i just wanted to talk to you. I miss you so much dad
We miss an love you so much
Brad Decker
May 26,2013. 10:30 pm

brad decker
son
May 26, 2013

 

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