William Edgar "Bill" Bean

Born: Fri., Oct. 27, 1944
Died: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018


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William Edgar “Bill” Bean, 73, of Equality, Ill., passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at the Linda White Hospice House in Evansville, Ind.  He was born on October 27, 1944 in Equality, the son of the late William Cletus Bean and Della May (Haney) Bean Wallace.  He married Barbara Ann Hopper on March 25, 2005 and she preceded him in death on October 7, 2011.  Bill was a proud Vietnam War Army Veteran.  He worked as warehouseman at Roundy’s from 1979 until his retirement in 2004.  Bill was a member of the Equality American Legion Post# 595.  He is survived by his four children; Dallas and Ken Smothers of Harrisburg, Daniel Bean of Equality, Dustin Bean of Equality, and Destiny Bean of Dillwyn, Va.; four grandchildren, Dakota, Elam, Treyson, and Isabella Bean.  Bill was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; one daughter, Diana Bean; one sister, Shirley Moore Berkel; one brother, Harold Bean. There will be no services. Burial will be at the Elmwood Cemetery near Equality.

 

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Linda C. Reed
   Posted Mon February 12, 2018
I was sorry to hear about Bill's passing. I am so glad that he got to come to the Haney/Stone Reunion 2017. It was obvious that Bill was not doing well. However, he did seem to enjoy himself.

I have so many memories of Bill from when we were kids. He spent a lot of time staying with us during the summer. Some of the memories include smoking the bee tree, blackberry picking, digging the cave, the animal funerals that we would have, and making tunnels in the hay in the hay loft. These are just a few of the wonderful memories.

My thoughts and prayers are with the family. May God give you comfort and peace.

Linda C. Reed, Cousin
Youngest Daughter of Mary Porter, Della Mae's Sister.

Joyce Brinkley Baldyga
   Posted Mon February 12, 2018
My condolences to the family. I remember Bill for being so nice and helpful to my Mom after she was widowed and living alone.

Lisa Holmes
   Posted Mon February 12, 2018
Dallas and Daniel I'm so sorry to hear about your Dad. You're in my thoughts and prayers. <3

Carolyn Elam
   Posted Wed February 14, 2018
So sorry to hear about your father and Dakota's grandfather. My prayers for you all.


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