John E. Day Funeral Home
85 Riverside Ave
Red Bank, N.J. 07701
732-747-0332 office; 732-747-2740 fax
Kenneth L. Decker, 56, of Fair Haven, NJ, formerly of Port Jervis, NY passed away Thursday, May 3rd. A loving husband, a devoted father, an amazing son, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend like no other.
Ken lived his time on this earth to the fullest. He was a six-time Emmy Award Winning Camera Man in the television industry and an early pioneer of the Camera Drone. He loved being near or on the water and was an avid sailor. He was a talented musician who loved to sing and play the piano and keyboards, all by ear. Above all he had the most wonderful relationship with his daughter Madison. They cooked, played music and made slime together. She thought he was “hilariously funny” and “gave the best hugs”.
He was born in Port Jervis to Carol Decker and the late Ross Decker. Ken is survived by his beloved wife Michele, loving daughter Madison Mary, his mother Carol and siblings Kelly, Kurt and Patti Decker, his in-laws and many nieces, nephews who all loved him very much.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 8th from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the John E. Day Funeral Home 85 Riverside Ave. Red Bank, NJ 07701. A Funeral Mass will be held on 10:00 am Wednesday, May 9th at Holy Cross R.C. Ch. 30 Ward Ave. Rumson, NJ 07760. Interment will be private.
Please visit Ken’s memorial web page at www.johnedayfuneralhome.com
A 529 account has been set up at GOFUNDME.COM - Madison Decker’s College Fund.
A Celebration of Life will also be held on June 24th at The 1st Presbyterian Church in Port Jervis, NY at 12pm.