William G. Becker, of Perry Rd., N. Java, died Monday November 5, 2018 in Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo, at the age of 81.
He was born August 3, 1937 in the Town of Sheldon, New York a son of the late Sylvester and Gertrude (nee Fontaine) Becker. He was a 1954 graduate of Attica High School and served in the U.S. Army in 1955. He was a member of St. John Neumann Church, Sheldon and was a trustee of the former St. Patrick's Church, Java Center.
He was a bus contractor for 58 years, having owned and operated William G. Becker & Sons Bus Service in North Java. He was a member of the American Legion, North Java Fire Co., East Aurora Moose Lodge #370 and enjoyed playing cards, country music and beer.
He is survived by his wife - Alice (nee McNulty) Becker whom he married in St. Patrick's Church on July 2, 1960; children - Margaret (Paul) Grenauer of East Amherst, Brian W. (Donna Kozlowski) Becker of N. Java, Kevin W. (Diane) Becker of N. Java, Michael W. (Joelle) Becker of N. Java; a sister - Anne Schuessler of N. Java; six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers - Bernard, Raymond and Richard Becker.
Friends may call Thursday November 8, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at W. S. Davis Funeral Home, Inc., 358 W. Main St., Arcade. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday November 9, 2018 at 11 am in St. John Neumann Church, 991 Centerline Rd., Sheldon. Interment will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Java Center.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the North Java Rescue Squad, 4274 Route 98, N. Java, NY 14113.