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Larry Gene Becker

Birth Date: July 11, 1937
Death Date: May 9, 2018

Larry Gene Becker, 80, of Decatur, died May 9, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur.

Larry was born July 11, 1937 in Decatur, IL, the son of, Everett Leland and Viola Catherine Becker. He married Bertha Mays on December 22, 1962 in Decatur, IL.

He was a veteran of the US Army. He was a welder by trade. He took great pride with his ability to build and repair all sorts of things, especially cars and small engines.

Surviving are his spouse, Bertha; children, Theresa Backstein (Ed) of Decatur, Terry Becker of Decatur, Tracey Becker of Peoria, IL; brother, Gary Becker (Bonnie) of Decatur; grandchildren, Zachary Becker and Breanna Becker both of Decatur.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one sister

Cremation rites will be observed. There will be no services.

Memorials: Prairie Heart Institute

The Moran and Goebel Funeral Home have been entrusted with the care of Larry.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Service details will be posted as soon as they become available.
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  1. I grew up with Larry and Betty as my second mom and dad. I love you all and remember the laughs and good times.

  2. Larry was the go to guy on engines and who could forget the ice cream man..

    Our hearts go out to the family Larry will be missed in our hearts and in the neighborhood..
    The Baker's

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