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Joseph C. "Mike" Becker, Jr.

August 5, 1937 May 3, 2017
Joseph C. "Mike" Becker, Jr.
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Obituary for Joseph C. "Mike" Becker, Jr.

Joseph C. “Mike” Becker, Jr., age 79, of Aspers, PA died Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at the Gettysburg Hospital.
Born August 5, 1937 in Gettysburg, PA he was the son of the late Joseph C. & Margaret (Sadler) Becker, Sr. Mike is survived by his wife of 60 years, Lillian L. (Bretzman) Becker.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, owned and operated the Biglerville Garage for many years and most recently worked at the former Inland Container Co. in Biglerville, PA for 25 years before his retirement. Mike served as the Pace-Truck driver at Lincoln Speedway for 40 years and Pace-Car driver at Williams Grove Speedway for the past 15 years and was a member of the York County Racing Club and had been inducted into their Hall of Fame in 2013. He was a member of the Biglerville American Legion Post #262, the Gettysburg Eagles and the Latimore Valley Oldtimers Club.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Deborah K. Hiatt and husband Lester of Blackfoot, ID and Tracey S. Snider and husband Rick of Port Charlotte, FL, a son, Joseph C. Becker, III and wife Erin of Biglerville, PA, two great grandchildren; Hannah and Autumn, two sisters; Anna Garrett of Chambersburg, PA and Mary Hiles of Minnesota and two brothers; Charles Becker of New Smyrna Beach, FL and Robert Becker of Connecticut. Mike was predeceased by his granddaughter, Jennifer Vaughn and his sister, Gladys Smith.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 8, 2017 at the Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg with Fr. Daniel Mitzel, officiating. A viewing will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at the funeral home. Interment with full military honors provided by the Adams County Allied Veterans will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, Gettysburg. Online tributes and condolences can be made at monahanfuneralhome.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

7

May

6:00 PM 5/7/2017 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/7/2017 8:00:00 PM
Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

Service

Monday

8

May

11:00 AM 5/8/2017 11:00:00 AM
Monahan Funeral Home

125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Monahan Funeral Home
125 Carlisle Street Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

1380 Chambersburg Rd.
Gettysburg, PA 17325

1380 Chambersburg Rd. Gettysburg 17325 PA
United States
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