Obituary for Eugene Jacob Becker

Eugene Jacob Becker passed away April 25th, 2023 at Penick Village.

Eugene was born in St. Louis, MO., on August 11, 1929, the son of Jacob and Leota Becker, who preceded him in death.

Eugene served his country in the US Army during the years of 1952 – 1953. He was an Anti – Aircraft Artillery Officer in Weisbaden, Germany.

He received his Bachelors of Arts degree from Washington University, St. Louis, MO. In 1952 and his Law Degree in 1956.

In 1956 Eugene obtained a job with American Telephone and Telegraph Long Lines Company. He worked in the engineering department as a Right Of Way Supervisor until his retirement in 1985. He moved to Pinehurst in 1987.

Eugene was married to Virginia Melrose in 1960 until her death in 1998. His only child Robert preceded him in death in 1978,

Eugene was married to Margaret Nau in 2000 until her death in 2004.

Burial will be in City Cemetery, Highland, Illinois at a date to be determined.

Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

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