David Scott Decker

December 22, 1948 ~ January 3, 2021 (age 72)

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David Scott “Scott” Decker, age 72 of Hammond, IN passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021 at home.  He is survived by his ex-wife who is the mother of his children and lifelong friend, Flo Decker; daughter, Dawn (Jamie) Blankman; son, Scotty Decker; 2 grandchildren, Evan and Ella; sister, Rosemary (Diane) Decker of Louisville, Ky.  Preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Jessie (nee Cummings) Decker; his brother and best friend who recently passed away 4 weeks ago, Richard Decker.

Private funeral services for the family will be held at FIFE FUNERAL HOME, East Chicago, Indiana, and a Memorial Gathering for family and friends will be held at Kenwood Tap, 6243 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond, Indiana, TIME AND DATE PENDING.

Scott was Owner and Operator of Kenwood Tap in Hessville since 1979 where he was known as “Big Daddy”.  He was a 1967 graduate of Morton High School and then enlisted in the U.S. Army.  His favorite hobbies were bowling, softball and golf.  His favorite teams were IU basketball, Ohio State football and Chicago Cubs.  Scott will be missed by all who knew him.  To share an online condolence, logon to


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