age 69, of Canton passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. He was born Nov. 29, 1943 in New Franklin, Ohio to the late Ed and Ruby Becker. Robert proudly served in the U.S. Army and Navy during Vietnam. He loved to go hunting, fishing and enjoyed crocheting and spending time with his grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Sally; sister, Linda Fornash; and brother, Russ Becker.
Robert is survived by his sons, Samuel Slabaugh (Peggy Henke) of Naples, Fla., and Gordon Becker (Amanda Yost) of Akron; grandchildren, Bobby J, Donnie Ray, Brian Scott, Courtney Anne, Conner James and Camdon Gabriel; sisters, Edna and Virginia; brother, Glen; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends; dear friend, Karen Slabaugh.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013 in the Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel from 12 to 2 p.m. with funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to the Stark County Veteran Association. Those wishing to share a fond memory or their condolences may sign the Reed on-line guestbook at our website
Published in The Repository on Aug. 16, 2013