John L. Becker, of Shiloh, IL, passed away Friday, December 30, 2022, at the age of 53. Loving husband of Kim A. Becker; beloved son of the late John Becker and Norma Pinon; devoted father of Kelsey (Tyson) Letourneau; and cherished grandfather of Nova and Wild Letourneau.
John was a decorated Master Sgt. Air Force veteran who proudly and honorably served his country. He met his wife, Kim, while serving overseas. After his service in the military John worked as CEO and Vice President for AMSA. He loved his job and everyone he worked with.
John loved to ride his Harley with his wife on the weekends and spend time with their friends. He was a social butterfly and loved to tell stories to all who would listen. He enjoyed traveling and cherished the trips he took with his daughter, Kelsey. He also loved that she shared his heart for country music and enjoyed taking her to concerts. Family was very important to John, and he loved being a grandpa, and he treasured every moment he was able to share with his family.
John was an avid sports fan and always looked forward to cheering on Mizzou, the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Blues. In his free time, he enjoyed reading, typically historical or military novels. John also had a great sense of style and a clever sense of humor.
John was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in John's name to the ALS Association.
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