Memorial service for Mr. William David “Bill” Becton, Jr., 78, of Monroe, LA, will be held at 10:00AM Friday, September 17, 2021, at North Monroe Baptist Church in West Sanctuary with Rev. Warren Eckhardt and Daryl Washam. Interment will follow in Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home Sterlington Rd. Monroe. Visitation will be from 9:00AM until service time at the church.
Mr. Becton was a member of North Monroe Baptist Church. He was a graduate of Neville High School, Class of 1961, and loved attending his class reunions spending time with his friends and was a graduate of NLU. Mr. Becton was an Army veteran serving with the 3rd Special Forces in the Green Berets. Later he started working in mortgage banking with Troy Nichols, where he considered every employee family. Bill was an avid hunter, fisherman and lover of the outdoors. He loved his family, and the family is certain Bill is in Heaven. Because at the end of his life Bill was waving to the angels to take him home, he was ready to go to Heaven. He was preceded in death by his parents, David and Edna Becton; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Cecil and Lillian Peters; brother-in-law, Tommy Peters; sister-in-law, Sandi Russell; and uncle, Leonard Hart.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Carole Peters Becton; daughters, Jennifer Anne Becton Smith and husband Bing and their daughter, Caroline Smith all of Roslyn, WA, and Margaret Anne Becton Cox and husband Chris and their children, Annabella Buckle, William Becton Cox, and Charlie Avery Cox; and son, Benjie Wood of Nashville, TN.
Memorials may be made to North Monroe Baptist Church Building Fund or to the Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home.
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