Robert Becker Sr.


Robert W. Becker Sr., 87, of Birdsboro, Pa., passed away on September 7, 2018, at ManorCare, West Reading, Pa.

Born in Kutztown, Pa., he was the son of the late Edwin and Mabel (Merkel) Becker. He was the widower of Shirley A. (Rieder) Becker.

Robert worked as a utility man at the Reading Paper Mill. He also served our country in the U.S. Army during the

Korean Conflict. He enjoyed watching baseball, football, wrestling and NASCAR.

Robert is survived by 2 sons, Keith A. Becker, of Birdsboro, Pa., and Todd M. Becker, husband of Susan, of Birdsboro, Pa.; 1 daughter, Vickie L. Plemons, wife of Robert, of Dalzell, S.C.; 1 brother, Donald Becker, of Kenhorst, Pa.; and 2 sisters, Shirley Drexel, of Bern Twp., Pa., and Patricia Bohn, of Sinking Spring, Pa. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren: Kirbie, Caitlin, Christopher, Brandon, Jessica, Zane, Shane and Zachary; and many great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a 1 son, Robert W. Becker Jr.; 1 brother, 3 sisters and 2 grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday evening, September 12, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at the Dengler Funeral Home Inc., 144 N. Spruce St., Birdsboro, Pa. A viewing will be held an hour before the service from 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home on Wednesday.

Inurnment will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dengler Funeral Home Inc. to help defray funeral

expenses. Dengler Funeral Home Inc., Birdsboro, Pa., is in charge of the arrangements.

Funeral Home

Dengler Funeral Home
144 North Spruce Street Birdsboro, PA 19508
610-582-2292

Published in Reading Eagle on Sept. 10, 2018