Floyd Vernon Becker, 75, of Marietta, passed away Monday (July 8, 2013) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
He was born Sept. 16, 1937, in Lawrence Township to Allie A. and Betty E. (Smith) Becker. He was a graduate of Lawrence High School Class of 1957 and served eight years in the National Guard. He worked as a carpenter and built houses and later worked in the maintenance department at Broughton's Dairy for 30 years. Floyd was a member of the Eddy's Ridge Church of Christ, an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed his grandkids, auctions and traveling.
On June 21, 1961, he married Jane Ann Rose who survived with five children: Teresa Ann (Jack) Frisone of Raleigh, N.C., Thomas (Cheryl) Becker of Newport, Michelle (David) Parker of Littleton, Colo., Pamela (Troy) Lemasters of New Matamoras, Bruce (Heather) Becker of St. Mary's, W.Va.; grandchildren, Ashley Becker, Seth Lemasters, Sarah Parker, Mary Katherine Becker, Emily Lemasters, Kendra Becker, Caleb Parker, Laura Frisone, Thomas Parker, Erika Becker. He is also survived by his brothers and sister: Gale, Wade, and Bill Becker and Nancy Reynolds.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Carmen Marie; brothers, Eldon and Stanley Becker; and sister, Ila McGregor.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday (July 11) at 11 a.m. at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with Lloyd Westbrook officiating. Burial will follow in Moss Run Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday after 2 p.m. with family present from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Strecker Cancer Center.