Robert John ""Bob"" Becker (Bob) was born May 1, 1932, in Indianapolis, Indiana, and passed away Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, at Baptist East Hospital in Louisville.
Bob was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Linda Louise Becker nee Butler; and one son, Stanley Wayne Shelton. Together, they had nine children.
His survivors include John Raymond Becker (Teressa), Eva Jane Firth (Norman), Sandra Lynn Hendricks (Mark), William Francis Becker, Paula Ann Shelton, Stephen Eugene Shelton (Samantha), Susan Elizabeth Penfield (David) and Joseph Leo Becker (Andrea); and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Bob was a proud Korean War veteran and received his Bachelor Degree in Education from the University of Illinois and completed his Master's Degree while working in civil service at Fort Knox.
The funeral is at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Vine Grove with the Rev. Jeff Hopper officiating. Burial with military honors follows in North Hardin Memorial Gardens in Radcliff.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed nebfh.com.
Published by The News-Enterprise from Aug. 28 to Sep. 3, 2021.