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 George Dob Odbet Decker

George "Dob" Odbet Decker

Birth
Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia, USA
Death 20 Nov 1968 (aged 42)
Marion County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia, USA
Plot Section 5 Lot 21
Memorial ID 36805449 · View Source
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Son of Benjamin Decker (died Jan 28, 1970) and Thelma Jarrett Decker. Husband of Juanita Bagwell Decker, and father of at least three children and two stepchildren. Member of UMWA Local Union 4042. Miner with 24 years experience. Continuous Mining Machine Operator. A victim of Farmington Number 9 Consolidated Coal Mine disaster on November 20, 1968 which also took the lives of 77 other miners. Body was recovered on March 13, 1974 and he was buried March 16, 1974 according to the cemetery record.


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  • Created by: Christine Banvard
  • Added: 6 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36805449
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George "Dob" Odbet Decker (4 Sep 1926–20 Nov 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36805449, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Christine Banvard (contributor 47037151) .