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Robert Lewis Becker

Posted 2017-10-09 by mhenderson
Today's News-Herald, Lake Havasu City, AZ
>>> Published on Sunday, October 8, 2017 <<<

Robert “Bob” Lewis Becker, 91, left his earthly home Aug. 3, 2017
with his loving wife Peggy at his side.

Bob was born in North Chicago, Illinois to Frederick and Myra
Becker. He graduated from Culver Military Academy in Culver, Indiana
and then served two years in the Army in Okinawa, Japan during World
War II.

After returning from Okinawa, he met and married Peggy Pride. They
had one son, Michael, and celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary
in July.

Among Bob’s many talents was his music. He formed a band call
Harmony Express and performed in many western states after moving to
Tucson. Both Bob and Peggy sang. He played lead guitar and she
played bass. Computers were another special interest. Bob was
employed by Bell and Howell before moving to Northern California’s
Silicon Valley to work for ITT Queme until he retired.

Throughout his life, Bob was an avid boater and served as the
Northern California United States Power Squadron director. After
retiring and moving to Lake Havasu City, he served as Arizona Good
Sam state director from 1998 to 2001. He and Peggy enjoyed traveling
in their RV and involvement in the Elks, VFW, American Legion and
Lake Havasu Sams.

Bob is survived by his wife, Peggy, son, Michael, grandchildren,
Shannon Fox and David Perry, sister, Joan Miller, many nieces and
nephews and great grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Frederick and Myra Becker,
sister Jane, and brother Donald.

No services are planned per his request.

Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to Hospice of Havasu or
VFW.





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