OBITUARY: John B. Becker, Jr., 84, of West Melbourne Passes Away January 14

By  //  January 22, 2019

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Delicious Digg This Stumble This

computer guidance conductor on the Mercury and Gemini rocket missions

John B. Becker, Jr., 84, born in Fort Pierce, Florida died Monday, January 14, 2019. John was a Mel-Hi Bulldog, a Florida Gator, an impressive mathematics graduate of Florida Southern, a computer guidance conductor on the Mercury and Gemini rocket missions, a commercial fisherman, a pioneer in market timing for brokerage firms that are prominent even today, an avid Braves baseball fan and a world traveler.

BREVARD COUNTY • WEST MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – John B. Becker, Jr., 84, born in Fort Pierce, Florida died Monday, January 14, 2019.

John was a Mel-Hi Bulldog, a Florida Gator, an impressive mathematics graduate of Florida Southern, a computer guidance conductor on the Mercury and Gemini rocket missions, a commercial fisherman, a pioneer in market timing for brokerage firms that are prominent even today, an avid Braves baseball fan and a world traveler.

John is survived by wife of 62 years, Jean M Becker; daughters, Patricia Chrystycz and Barbara (Ed) Struttmann; son, Bryan; grandson, Christopher (Caitlin) Struttmann and great-grandchildren, Grayson and Charlotte.

There will be a Memorial service on Tuesday, January 22 at 10 am at Eastminister Presbyterian Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to Eastminster Presbyterian Church summer camp programs or Codecraft Foundation Inc (a program where John’s grandson, Christopher, volunteers to teach coding to young students), 2428 Irwin Street, Melbourne, FL 32901.

Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home and Crematory in Melbourne is serving the family; www.brownliemaxwell.com 321-723-2345.

Ed Moriarty, Former President of Ron Jon Surf Shop, Passed Away Dec. 28 in Highlands, North CarolinaRelated Story:
Ed Moriarty, Former President of Ron Jon Surf Shop, Passed Away Dec. 28 in Highlands, North Carolina

CLICK HERE FOR BREVARD COUNTY NEWS


Click here to contribute your news or announcements Free