Robert Bean
Robert Bean
  • November 16, 1920 - May 1, 2017
  • Bloomington, Illinois

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BLOOMINGTON -- Robert Bean, 96, of Bloomington passed away at 11:45 a.m. on Monday, May 1, 2017 at the Bloomington Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. He was born on November 16, 1920, the son of Arthur and Single Covan Bean. He married Erma Fitzpatrick on December 28, 1970 in Chicago. She survives.
Mr. Bean was an auxiliary member of the Chicago Police Department for many years. He enjoyed travelling and reading the Bible. He was a member of the Cosmopolitan Community Church in Chicago for more than 25 years, working with the youth ministry for much of that time.
In addition to his wife, Robert is survived by two sons, Reece (Anna) Bean and Richard (Margaret) Bean. He is also survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers and one sister.
Cremation rites will be accorded. A memorial service will be held Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the East Lawn Funeral Home in Bloomington with the Rev. Lyndetta Alsberry officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
East Lawn Funeral Home in Bloomington is handling the arrangements.