James H. Becker

Hornell, New York

James H. “Jim” Becker – 70 – of 73 Steuben St., Hornell, died Tuesday morning (March 8, 2022) at St. James Hospital, following a long illness.

Born in Hornell on January 18, 1952, he was the son of Harry & Ruth (Dyke) Becker.

Throughout the years, Jim resided in many locations, including Hornell, Bath, California and New Jersey.  He was a graduate of Corning-Painted Post West High School (class of 1970) and was a Veteran of the US Army, having served two tours of duty in Vietnam.

While living in New Jersey, Jim owned & operated Tiremasters Inc in Lakewood, NJ and later served as a supervisor for G3 Inc. in Bridgewater, NJ.

He had been a member of the Hornell VFW and also the Hornell American Legion.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Harry & Ruth; and his brother, John.

Surviving are his siblings, Judith “Judy” Triba, Paula Cecile, Mike Becker, Kay Burnell & Gerald Travis; along with many nieces & nephews.

At Jim’s request there will be no calling hours.  Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.  Final interment will be in the Bath National Cemetery, Bath, NY.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY.

Jim’s family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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