BECKER William A. Becker, owner of William A. Becker Consulting, LLC, passed away on July 10, 2014 at his home in Key Largo. Born on November 8, 1953 in Lincoln IL, Bill lived in many places including Hawaii and Nebraska before finally settling permanently in Florida. He is survived by his wife Patricia Kraft Becker; was Preceded in death by his father John Becker and is survived by his mother Betty Goff Becker from Naples, FL; son Blake of Naples; daughter Kelsi Boyd of Champaign IL; grandchildren Brody, Gwen and Taylor Boyd of Champaign IL; sister Marcia Doty of Naples FL. Bill took great pride in assisting Monroe County residents in filing claims against BP to reclaim income lost due to the Deep Water Horizon oil spill on April, 22, 2010. He was a great believer in giving back to the community, often donating portions of his proceeds to local charities such as Mote Marine, Toys for Tots, Elks Lodge, local schools and many more. He will be sadly missed. A life celebration will be held to honor him at Gilbert's. Date and time will be announced later. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Mote Marine Laboratory, P.O. Box 291 Key West, FL 33041. Attention Jason Wolf Coral Reef Restoration.
Published in the Miami Herald on July 18, 2014