Robert C. "Yogi" Becker SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Robert C. “Yogi” Becker, 72, passed away on Jan. 27, 2020, at Hanover Terrace in Hanover, New Hampshire, following an illness. He was born Nov. 19, 1947, in Ludlow, Massachusetts, the son of Harold and Edith (Ericson) Becker, and attended Chicopee High School. He served in the U.S. Army from 1977 to 1981. Mr. Becker was employed as a bus driver for The Current for more than 10 years. Previously, he drove truck for Webster Trucking in Brattleboro, Vermont. An avid New England sports fan, he enjoyed reading, NASCAR and going to local race tracks. He played Santa Claus for Christmas Trees of Vermont for several years. He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Je-Ann (Masters) Becker; a daughter, Pamela Ambrose and husband Steven of Springfield, Vermont; two sons, Jason Gravel and wife Susannah of Randolph, Vermont, and Jeffrey Stoodley of Bellows Falls, Vermont; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, at 2 p.m. at the Springfield Loyal Order of Moose Lodge, 39 South St., Springfield, Vermont. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road SW, Lilburn, GA 30047 or Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield, Vermont, is assisting with arrangements.

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RIP Yogu

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