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John Henry Becker, III

June 19, 1947 — April 14, 2023

Athens, GA

John (Jack) Henry Becker, III, 75, beloved husband of 53 years to Mary Ann Becker, died on Friday, April 14, 2023.  Born in Louisville, KY, he was the son of the late John Henry Becker, Jr. and Bertha Mae Lukemeier Becker and was preceded in death by his son-in-law David Boyd.  He received his BS in Chemical Engineering from University of Louisville’s Speed Scientific School and his MBA from the University of Louisville.  Jack served in the US Air Force during the Vietnam era.  Jack retired as Executive Vice President, Quality from Acuity Brands Lighting, Conyers, GA.  He was a longtime member of Conyers Presbyterian Church and following his move from Conyers he was a member of Lutheran Church by the Lake, McCormick, SC.  Survivors in addition to his wife Mary Ann include two daughters: Amy Becker (Jeff) Morgan and Lisa Boyd (Alan) Thomas; siblings: Earl Becker, Robin Jones, and Rick Becker; and grandchildren: Elissa, Wesley, Izzy, Gwyn, Josie, Cap, Alex, and Mara.  A Celebration of Life service will be held 10:00 AM, Saturday, June 10th at Lord and Stephens West Chapel with Rev. Dr. James L. Morgan, Jr. officiating.  The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Thornwell Children’s Home, 302 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC, 29325; The Family Hospice, 624 S. Milledge Ave., Ste 101, Athens, GA 30605; or please give blood or platelets in memory of Jack.  Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, West, 1211 Jimmy Daniel Road, Watkinsville, GA 30677 is in charge of arrangements.

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, June 10, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Stephens West Chapel


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