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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

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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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Hey dad , well it's been another year this makes 26 and it seems like yesterday you left us but I still think about you when I start a project of any kind,I try to figure out how you would do it I have these boys that I'm trying to make into men I hope I do as good as you did with me thank you foe everything you thought me.I love you and miss you dad,
Thanks for evrerything you did for me andstink
Love your son brad

Brad. Decker
Son
May 29, 2016

 

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