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BECKER, Roy

BECKER, Roy

BECKER, Roy Addison June 24, 1927 - June 21, 2013 Roy passed away peacefully, in his sleep, at Kelowna General Hospital. He is survived by his loving wife, Dawn and her children, Bryan, Blake, Greg, Karen, Dean and their families along with his children, Marlene Richardson (Danny), Ron Becker (Debbie), Judy Frank (Dieter), his treasured grandchildren, Benjamin, Hayley, Troy, Lyndsay, Brandon and Emily, one cherished great-grandchild, Ada, his sister Lorraine and many nieces and nephews. Roy was predeceased by his parents Elsie and August Becker, 3 brothers Ed, George, Don, one sister Florence and his beloved youngest son Larry. Roy began his career with Canadian Pacific Railway as a telegraph operator. He worked in Oliver, B.C. for many years being promoted to Kelowna in 1970 as mobile supervisor until his retirement. He loved to recite poetry, was quick with the wit and enjoyed passing along nuggets of wisdom to the younger generation. He enjoyed many hobbies such as golf, baseball, curling, hockey and dancing with his favorite partner Dawn. He served several terms as President of the Seniors Club in Kelowna. His love of sports, music and a good lively debate has been his legacy which has passed on to his children and grandchildren. He will be greatly missed. A Celebration of Life will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, 1162 Hudson Rd., West Kelowna, B.C. on Saturday, July 6th at 1:00 P.M. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.everdenrust.com


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