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Roger “Buck” James Becker

November 12, 1952 ~ October 14, 2020 (age 67)


Roger “Buck” James Becker, 67, of Howes Cave, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at his residence with his loving family by his side.  

He was born on November 12, 1952 in Cobleskill, a son of the late Roger F. Becker and Harriet (O’Brian) Becker.

A resident of Cobleskill his entire life, Roger was known and loved by many throughout the community.  He was known in his younger years to race motorcycles and his corvette.  Buck was a 1970 graduate of the former Cobleskill Central School, after which he continued operations of the family business, Becker’s Mountain Dairy. He was also the proprietor of B&B Refuse and B&B Hauling. Roger was a member of the Gallupville Gospel Church.

He is survived by his wife, Danielle Chieco-Becker, whom he married in 2012; his children: Casey Becker, Brendon Becker, Elizabeth Cassidy, Nicholas and Makayla Sisson; one brother, John Becker; three grandchildren: Jolene Cassidy, Garrett Cassidy and Lynx Becker and nieces, nephews and cousins. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by two brothers, Ronald and Frank.

All are welcome to offer their condolences during a drive-thru visitation that will be held from 3-5PM on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at the Schoharie County Sunshine Fairgrounds, South Grand St., Cobleskill.

Private services will be conducted at the convenience of the family with interment in Cobleskill Rural Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Schoharie County Sunshine Fairgrounds, Cobleskill Agricultural Society, PO Box 249, Cobleskill, NY 12043.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill.

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October 20, 2020

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM


Cobleskill Agricultural Society
PO Box 249, Cobleskill NY 12043

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