Robert Lee Bean, 78, of Risco, Mo., died Sunday, May 8, 2005, at his residence.
Born Sept. 19, 1926, in Conway, Ark., son of the late Edward and Hattie Hendrick Bean, he was a self-employed welder.
On Feb. 10, 1951, in Piggott, Ark., he married Dorothy Alexander, who survives.
Survivors also include three sons, Robert David and Dennis Lee Bean, both of Ste. Genevieve, Mo., and Bryan Alan Bean, of Dexter, Mo.; one daughter, Vickie Champlin, of Neodesha, Kan.; one brother, John Lott, of Williamsville, Mo.; two sisters, Martha Spain and Myrtle Bumpus, both of Clarkton, Mo.; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, William Bean and James Plunkett; two sisters, Ruby Tarkington and Addie Brown and one granddaughter, Sandy Champlin.
Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today, Tuesday, May 10, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, Mo.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gene Lancaster officiating.
Burial will follow at the Stanfield Cemetery in Clarkton.