Monday, February 28, 2011

Rock Wayne Becker

Bryant Funeral Home and Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home

Rock Wayne Becker Rock Wayne Becker
(September 14, 1960 - February 26, 2011)

Rock Wayne Becker, 50, died Saturday, February 26, 2011 as a result of an automobile accident. He was born September 14, 1960 the son of Wayne and Karen (Brenner) Becker. He married Ivy Buhrle December 31, 2006 at Great Bend, Kansas. A lifetime Great Bend resident, he was president of WHB, Inc., and a director and part owner of Becker Tire. He founded Vine Foundation and Proclaim Jesus King Ministries.

Mr. Becker was an active elder and member of Faith Community Church. He was a certified judge of Kansas City Barbeque Society and founded Golden Belt Regional Food Program, an affiliation of Angel Food Ministries and was active in broadcasting a radio program to Africa and the Middle East with World Harvest Radio.

Survivors include his wife, Ivy Becker, of the home; three sons: Heath Duntz and wife Wanita, St. John, Kansas; Jered Becker, Wichita, Kansas; and Malaki Becker, of the home; two daughters: Vienna Becker and Adelia Becker, both of the home; two sisters: Tammy A. Hayden and husband Randy, Great Bend; and Teri K. Stephenson and husband Todd, Hutchinson, Kansas; one brother, Ricky D. Becker and wife Johnita, Hutchinson; and three grandchildren.

Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, March 3, 2011 at First United Methodist Church. Pastor Sandy Kennedy will officiate. Burial will be in Great Bend Cemetery. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 2, 2011 with the family receiving friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., all at Bryant Funeral Home. Memorials are requested to Barton County 4-H or American Bible Society, in care of the funeral home.