He was preceded in death by his parents, Edmund and Hattie Decoux; his wife, Evelyn Joyce (Cox) Decoux; and his sister, Mercedes (Decoux) Wessel.
Survivors include his daughter, Annette Washalaski of Beeville; three grandchildren, Diana Brand, Glenn Hinton and Cecile Hinton, all of San Diego, CA; six great-grandchildren, Jacob Hinton of Charleston, SC, Annette Kurtenbach of Scottsdale, AZ, Sydne Ortiz of San Diego, CA, and Claire Anne Brand, Cheston Brand and Caroline Brand, all of San Diego, CA; four great-great-grandchildren, Noah Hinton and Evelyn Hinton, both of Charleston, SC, Gracie Ortiz of San Diego, CA and Elizabeth Kurtenbach of Scottsdale, AZ; and numerous friends, admirers and acquaintances.
Visitation was held on Saturday, May 14, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Galloway & Sons Funeral Home. The funeral service began at 2 p.m. that afternoon. Interment followed at Glenwood Cemetery.
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