Joe Becker, 82 of Paris, Arkansas passed away on April 17, 2018 in Paris.

He was born on August 12, 1935 in Paris to his parents, Francis and Mary (Gack) Becker. He was a retired construction worker specializing in cement finishing and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Paris.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Mary (Gack) Becker; his daughter, Laura Ann Becker; two sisters, Mary Sargent and Bobbie Jackson and one brother, Pete Becker.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Darlene (Friddle) Becker of Paris; one daughter, Mary Sullivan and husband Bret of Paris; three sons, Ronny Becker and wife Pam of Ozark, Gary Becker and wife Twalla of Paris and Mike Becker and wife Kelly of Ratcliff; three sisters, Christine Schluterman of Paris, Millie Reber of Houston, Texas and Betsy McAnnally of Hot Springs; one brother, John Becker and wife Joyce of Fort Smith; six grandchildren, Laura Boitel, Ronnie Becker Jr., Becca Bridges, Blake Becker, Anna Sullivan and Brandon Becker and six greatgrandchildren.

Memorial visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris. Burial of cremated remains will be private at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Paris under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris. Online guestbook at

Memorial may be made to the Paris Logan County Coal Miners Memorial and Museum, P.O. Box 271, Paris, AR 72855.