June 17, 1937 - September 4, 2017

Robert A. (Bob) Becker, 80, passed away on September 4, 2017. He was born in Illinois on June 17, 1937 to his parents Wilford & Margaret Becker. After moving to California, Bob served in the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1958. He met and later married his bride, Nancy in June of 1963, they celebrated 50 years together before Nancy’s passing in 2014. Bob was also preceded in death by son Michael in 2000. Bob is survived by brother Joe; three daughters: Jeanna James (Bill), Janet Pence (Rick), and Lisa Warinner (Page); eight grandchildren: Amy Firpo, Rob James, Brent Binkley (Keisha), and  Johnathon Binkley, Brian Pritchett, Levi & Alisha Becker, and Erica Ward (Raquel). He was also a proud grandpa to ten great-grandchildren. Services will be held Friday, September 8, at 10:45 a.m. at Bakersfield National Cemetery, where he will also be interred.