Robert D. “Pete” Becker, 71, of Orange, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 15, at Baptist Memorial Hermann Hospital in Beaumont. He was born Nov. 23, 1939 to Lorraine Young Becker and Douglas Becker in Orange.

Pete was a retired Funeral Director and Embalmer, he worked at several area establishments including Clayton Thompson and Claybar among several other in different areas of the state.

Visitation will be on Friday, Feb. 18, from 5 PM to 8 PM at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home in Groves. Funeral Service will be at 2:00 PM Saturday, Feb. 19, at McDonald Memorial Baptist Church in West Orange. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Orange.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Lenward and Myrtle Butler, his wife, Patricia Ann Butler Becker.

He is survived by his daughter, Cindy Elliott and husband Jeff of Orange, his son, James Becker and wife Ginger of Fort Worth, grandchildren, Amy Meeks and husband Brad of Orange, Katie Becker of Fort Worth, Michael James Becker of Fort Worth and Robert Becker of Fort Worth, one great grandchild, Aiden Meeks of Orange. He is also survived by his sister, Cindy Lucas and husband Mike of Orange, brother, Leslie Becker and wife Scherry of Orange along with nieces and nephews.