August 23, 1948 - October 18, 2019
Robert “Bob” William Becker, Sr., age 71, of Sparta, N.C. passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem, N.C., with his wife by his side. He was born August 23, 1948 in Racine, Wisconsin to the late James and Jane Cappellina Becker. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Carolyn Bethke. The World’s Greatest Husband, Dad and Grandpa. Bob proudly served his country in the U.S. Army in the 101st Airborne in Vietnam. He was united in marriage to Cynthia Bethke Becker on June 1, 1974. He will be remembered as a patient, loving and kind hearted man who will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He loved gardening, canning and grilling out. A history buff, wood working guru and billiards enthusiast. He founded and owned Becker Steel Rule Die Services, Inc., for over 25 years and built a great home and life for his family. He is survived by his loving wife, Cindi; sons, Robert Becker, Jr., and wife Jenn of Acworth, GA, and Christopher Becker and wife Jennifer of Oceanside, CA; grandchildren, Isabelle, Gavin, Abby and Amelia; aunt, Mary Rose of Kenosha, WI; brother, Mike Becker and wife Pat of Tewksbury, MA; sister-in-law, Christy Cowles of Racine, WI; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. The family requests the honor of your presence at the Gathering of Remembrance service to honor the life of Bob at 3:00 p.m. Friday, November 1, 2019 in the chapel of Grandview Memorial Funeral Home with Brother Ed Hall officiating. Full military rites will be conducted by Bruce Wayne Osborne VFW Post #7034. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until time of the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bruce Wayne Osborne VFW Post #7034, P.O. Box 1838, Sparta, N.C. 28675, or to the SECU Family House, 1970 Baldwin Lane, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103. Grandview Memorial Funeral Home is proudly serving the Becker family and if you wish, online condolences may be submitted to the family at www.grandviewfuneralhome.com.
Robert “Bob” William Becker, Sr., age 71, of Sparta, N.C. passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem, N.C., with his wife by his side. He was born August 23, 1948 in Racine, Wisconsin... View Obituary & Service Information
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