Robert L. Bean, 83, of Buckhannon, a faithful man of God, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, while a patient at the W.Va. Veterans Nursing Home in Clarksburg.
He was born on June 1, 1935, in Alton, W.Va., a son of the late Marcellus and Florence Genevieve Cain Bean. On Feb. 12, 1969, he was united in marriage to his wife of 50 years, Denise Brenda Clark Bean, who survives.
Also surviving are one son Timothy Bean and wife Sandra of Buckhannon and a foster sister Linda and husband Robert Straub of Ohio. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Mr. Bean served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years, where he served in the U.S. Pentagon and European Air Command Combined Operations during the Vietnam War. He returned back to Upshur County in 1975, where he started his own carpet business.
The family will receive friends at the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., the funeral hour, with the Rev. Donald Butcher officiating. Private interment will follow in the Indian Camp Cemetery.
Online condolences may be extended to the Bean family at www.heavnerandcutright.com. The Bean family entrusted the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel & Cremation Service with the arrangements.