William (Bill) Edward Becker, Jr., 76, passed away January 20, 2021 in Greeley, Colorado. He was born in Alliance, Nebraska on June 27, 1944 to William and Esther Becker.
Bill graduated high school in Broomfield, Colorado and joined the United States Navy. He was a Russian Linguist in the Navy attached to the U.S. Embassy in Cypress.
After his Navy years he graduated from the University of Colorado and went to work for the Internal Revenue Service in Colorado Springs until his retirement.
Bill married Deborah Restivo and they had one son, Jason.
He was preceded in death by both his wife and son and his parents. Bill is survived by two sisters, Louise Sikora of Reno, NV, and Jerri (Doug) Marcy of Greeley, CO, seven nephews and one niece. He is also survived by sister-in-law, Cindy Ashton, and brother-in-law, David Restivo, both of Colorado Springs.
Bill lost his home in the Waldo Canyon fire but never lost his sense of humor and his loving ways. Bill was a gentleman and a gentle man and will be missed.