Carl O. Becht, 87, of Ocala, FL, passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2019. Carl was born in Newark, NJ to Charles and Hazel Becht and moved to Ocala in 1992 from Easton, PA. He was a US Navy veteran and a member of the American Legion and the VFW. He worked as a NAII for the county of Northampton in Pennsylvania. Carl was a member of Berean Baptist Church in Ocala, and served on the board of trustees. He enjoyed antique cars and tractors, and loved being a part of the VFW Poppy Drive for the Veteran’s Home.
Carl is survived by his wife of 45 years, Maryann Becht, 2 daughters; Kris (Tony) Yocum of PA and Linda (Tim) Bozeman of ID, 7 grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at Berean Baptist Church, 4800 SW 20th St. in Ocala. Visitation begins at 4:00pm with funeral ceremony to follow. Mr. Becht will be interred in Northampton Memorial Shrine Cemetery in Easton, PA. Pennsylvania arrangements are being handled by Schmidt Funeral Home, Nazareth, PA, (610)-759-2650. Local arrangements are being handled by Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services 9695 SE 110th St. Ocala, FL 34481 (352) 873-4114. Online Condolences may be expressed at www.hiers-baxley.com.