Richard Deckard, age 42, died at home on Nov. 23, 2012.

Richard Deckard, age 42 died at home on Nov. 23, 2012.

He is survived by his mother Rosalie Deckard and his brother John Deckard of the home; his wife Elizabeth; son, Eli; two daughters, Amanda and Tawni Deckard; two step-sons, Justin and Chris Corben; and two step-grandchildren, all of Florida; and daughter Raydeana Warren and one granddaughter of Joplin.

He was preceded in death by his father, Glen Deckard and two brothers, Andy Deckard and Chris Deckard.

His hobbies were fishing, hunting and mushroom hunting. He loved deep sea fishing and boating when he lived in Florida.

Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday Nov. 29, 2012, at the First Christian Church, 800 S. Main St. Carthage, Mo.

He was a great person, and was deeply loved and will be greatly missed by family and friends.