Photo courtesy of Crafton Funeral Home - Franklin

Louis R. Becker

1929 - 2021

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THANK YOU - FOR YOUR SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY. You are one of our heroes. We will remember you always and miss you dearly. Take your Warrior's rest for a duty well...

So sorry for your loss of your dad. Thinking of all of you at this time.

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Louis was always the perfect gentleman, Yet a man of great honor. His service to his country which took him half way around and back is "covered in Metals, Ribbons and great service!! He loved his family very much, and yes that Beautiful White Buick !! Prayers to David , Marion and his whole family, Louis you will be missed but not forgotten!!

David and family, prayers of sympathy and comfort for all of you. Safe travels also.


Louis's Obituary

Mr. Louis R. Becker, age 91 of Franklin, died Thursday, April 8, 2021 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green.  Crafton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  A graveside service will be at Walnut Hill Cemetery in Belleville, Illinois on Friday, April 16, 2021 at 12 pm.  He was born July 28, 1929 in Belleville, Illinois.  Louis enlisted in the Air Force in 1948.  During his 20 years of service his overseas assignments were – Guam, Saudi Arabia, Korea, Japan and England.  He proudly served his country and was awarded the Air Force commendation medal, the good conduct medal with 4 loops, Air Force good conduct medal, National Defense Service Medal with bronze star, Korea Service Medal and Korea Defense Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Air Force Longevity Service Ribbon with 4 bronze oak leaf clusters and small arms expert marksmanship ribbon.  Louis retired from the Air Force as a technical sergeant in 1968 after 20 years.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years- Elizabeth “Betty” Becker, parents Louis H. Becker and Minnie Williams Becker, a brother James E. Becker, a sister in law Mary Becker and granddaughter, Crystal A. Becker.  Surviving is his son – David (Marian) Becker, granddaughter, Robin Becker Clark and her husband Bryan along with great granddaughters, Alex, Hannah and Neely

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