David  Becker

Obituary of David Becker


David F. Becker, 94, of Carrollton, died Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at White Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  He was born August 14, 1923, in Berdan, the son of Lawrence F. and Lucy Ellen Carmody Becker. He married Kathleen A. Coates on November 22, 1941, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Carrollton and she preceded him in death, October 8, 2004.

Surviving are a daughter, Kaydeen (husband, Lloyd) Withrow of Carrollton; two sons, Don David (wife, Monika) of Carrollton, and Tom (wife, Tomma Jo) Becker of Godfrey; 10 grandchildren, Robbie, Danny, Alicia, Matt, Chris, Dana, Zach, Jason, Jeff, and Todd. 32 Great Grandchildren; 3 Step Grandchildren, John, Karin, and Rick and several great-great grandchildren; He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Louise Meyer, and three brothers, Vincent, James and Frances.  

David served in the Navy on the USS Bunkerhill, during WWII. He retired from Ameren (CIPS) as a Superintendent after 38 years.  David is a member of the St. John’s Catholic Church, American Legion and the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, going to car shows, and Cardinal ball games.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 11, 2018 at St. John’s Catholic Church with burial at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Carrollton. The family will meet friends from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00p.m. Thursday, May 10, 2018 at the church. Memorials are suggested to the St. John’s Catholic School.  Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com.