Robert Becker

Becker Robert "Bob" Becker, age 80, of Warren, died Tuesday, February 19, 2013, in Columbus. A U.S. Army veteran, Bob served in the Korean War from 1951-52. He is preceded in death by his parents Roscoe Waite Becker and Marie DeGreve Becker. Bob is survived by his son, James Francis of Tokyo; daughter, Donna Simpson of Westminster, Ca., son-in-law, Mark Simpson and grandsons, Cole and Chase; and son, Robert Sean Becker of Worthington, daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Jewell Becker, granddaughter, Katie, and grandson, Thomas. He is also survived by sisters, Miriam Falk, Joan Bowker, and Carol Walker; and numerous nieces and nephews. Bob graduated from Warren G. Harding High School in 1950, and retired in 1998 from the Thomas Steel Strip Corp. in Warren. A celebration will be held Saturday, March 2, 2013 in Columbus. For information visit Following cremation, Bob will be interred with full military honors at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman, Ohio. Arrangements by RUTHERFORD-CORBIN FUNERAL HOME, 515 High St., Worthington, OH.

Funeral Home

Rutherford Corbin Funeral Home
515 High Street Worthington, OH 43085
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Feb. 23, 2013