Dedicated to the Preservation of the
U.S. Air Force Helicopter History
Eugene “Gene” B. Becquet, MSgt. , USAFFebruary 22, 1965 – October 16, 2006
Eugene B. Becquet age 41, passed away at home on October 16, 2006.
MSgt. Gene Becquet served 20 years in the United State Air Force where he was trained as a Helicopter Crew Chief. He was born in Shirley, Mass, and was currently stationed at Davis-Monthan AFB for the past three years.
He is survived by his wife, Sally and his two children, Brenna and Teagan; his father, George and mother, Jill Becquet, of San Antonio, Texas. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to help the hungry for the holidays Community Food Bank, 3003 S. Country Club Rd., Tucson, AZ 85713 in Gene’s name.
A viewing will be held at ADAIR FUNERAL HOME, Dodge Chapel, 1050 N. Dodge Blvd., on Friday, 20 October from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. A memorial service will follow at Davis-Monthan AFB at 1:00 p.m. in the Helicopter Hanger. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Dodge Chapel.
Eugene B. Becquet
Helicopter Mechanic on H-53’s and H-60’s;
1986 – 1990 at RAF Woodbridge, UK.
1990 – 1994 at Hurlburt Field, FL.
1994 – 2003 at RAF Mildenhall, UK.
2003 – 2006 at Davis-Monthan AFB, Tucson, AZ.
16 October 2006 Died of a Heart Attack while on Active Duty.
Submitted by spouse: TSgt (Retired) Sally Becquet also a member of AFSOC.