Son of Allen Oliver Becker and Nellie Baumgardner. He survived the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 with her mother and sisters Ruth and Marion. He was first married to Eva Marie Anderson who died October 11th 1942 at the age of 30 in St. Louis, MO. Richard became a singer and in later life a social welfare worker. Widowed for a second time, he passed away in 1975.