Cass Frank Deckard, 64, of Red Boiling Springs, and a native of Tompkinsville, Ky., passed away on May 22 at Knollwood Manor in Lafayette.

Funeral services for Cass were conducted on May 26 from the chapel of Anderson and Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs, with Tim McHenry officiating. Interment followed in the Monroe County Memorial Lawn in Tompkinsville, with military honors. Honorary pallbearers were William Stagner, Alexander Stagner and Matthew Wilder. Active pallbearers were Kevin Deckard, Ben Smith, Daniel Smith, Josh Smith, Winston Cunningham and Jerry Turner.

Cass was born on Aug. 27, 1953, in Tompkinsville, one of 10 siblings born to the late Jesse and Ruth Allen Deckard. On March 1, 1973, he married the former Nilda Valentin, who survives. They shared more than 45 wonderful years together.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his sister, Betty June Crosley, and brothers, Kenny Deckard and Henry Clay Deckard. He was an employee with American Airlines, and he proudly served his country in the United States Army 101st Airborne Division and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.

Other survivors include: daughter and son-in-law, Amanda and Brian Stagner of Portland; son and daughter-in-law, Christopher and Mandy Deckard of Gulf Shores, Ala.; grandsons, William Stagner, Alexander Stagner, Camdyn Deckard and Cason Deckard; sisters and brothers-in-law, Patty and Harold Smith of the Willette community in Macon County, Jean and Prentice Miller of Tompkinsville, Ky., and Pam Smith of Nashville; brothers and sister-in-law, Roger and Maureen Deckard of Tompkinsville, Ky., Calvin Billy Deckard of Nashville, and Bobby Joe Deckard of Horse Cave, Ky.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Anderson and Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs.