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James A. Hecker

James A. Hecker, 71, Sellersburg, died Monday, Dec. 20, 2004, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville.
He retired from Ford Motor Co., Kentucky Truck Plant, after 39 years and was a member of UAW Local 862. He was a veteran of the Korean War, attended Sellersburg United Methodist Church and helped establish Silver Creek Little League.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Joyce Hecker; two sons, Alfred Hecker of Georgetown and Scott Hecker of Boise, Idaho, and two granddaughters.
Visitation: Wednesday, Dec. 22, from noon to 8 p.m. and Thursday, Dec. 23, after 10 a.m. at Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg.
Funeral: Thursday, Dec. 23, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Sellersburg Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Baptist Hospital East’s Oncology Unit or to Hospice.