Bourne Bean
Bourne Bean
  • October 16, 1920 - November 1, 2016
  • Saint Louis, Missouri

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Bean, Bourne on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Beloved husband of Byrd C. Bean; loving father of Christy (Gary) Fox, Tracy (A.J.) Chivetta, and the late Courtney (Gyo) Obata; loving grandfather of Max Obata, Claire Fox, Anthony and Teddy Chivetta; our dear brother-in-law, uncle, and friend to many.

Born in Louisville, KY in 1920, Bourne graduated from Princeton University and married the "love of his life" Byrd Chamness. After serving in the Navy during WWII, he graduated from Harvard Law School and moved to St. Louis. He became an attorney with Armstrong Teasdale where he worked until he was 72,

Bourne's life was full of family, friends, great times, traveling, and always, lots of fun. He was deeply involved in the community through his work on the boards of various nonprofits, including Fair St. Louis, the Zoo Museum District, Dance St. Louis, Forest Park Forever and Edgewood Children's Center. He was well loved and loved being a part of St. Louis.

Services: A memorial service will be held at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 110 N. Warson Rd., 63124 on Monday, November 7, at 10:00 am.

Memorials to Forest Park Forever or a charity of one's choice appreciated.