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RICHARD ALLAN BECKER. Age 80. Passed away from cancer on August 7th, 2017. Beloved husband of Lois (nee Gorsica). Dear son of Walter and Thelma and son in law of Walter and Stella. Loving father of Beverly (Kevin), Bonnie, and stepdaughters Kimberly (Adam), and Amy (Benjamin). Beloved grandfather of Justin, Shannon, Alex, Evan, Paige and Sylvie. Richard graduated from the University of Akron and was a retired Parma Police Officer. He belonged to the Fraternal Order of Police, Ohio Patrolmans Benevolent Association, Life Member of Ohio Rifle and Pistol Association, National Rifle Association and the Single Action Shooting Society. Richard was known by many  for his accomplished Markmanship, his love of travel, and his passion for locomotives. He was an avid hunter and skeet shooter and loved to surprise people with his cooking skills. He was a highly accomplished author of various publications throughout the years. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve http://www.hospicewr.org.
VISITATION THURSDAY, AUGUST 10TH FROM 3-6 AT ZABOR FUNERAL HOME 5680 PEARL RD. PARMA (between Ridge and Snow). FUNERAL SERVICE FRIDAY 10AM AT THE FUNERAL HOME. INTERMENT STRONGSVILLE CEMETERY. To offer condolences visit www.ZaborFH.com.