Robert Ray Bean, Sr.

ROBERT RAY BEAN, Sr. 90, of Stoneboro, Pa., formerly of Eau Claire, passed away Memorial Day at UPMC-Presbyterian in Pgh. following an illness.

Born in Eau Claire on August 28, 1929, he was son of late Sherman Lavelle and Harriet Ray Bean.

Bob, Sr. was employed by former Pullman-Standard, Spang & Co., Gilmore Trailer Mfg., and then owned and operated his own business known as Bob’s Repair Shop of Eau Claire for eleven years.

He enjoyed fishing and spending winters in Florida. He enjoyed woodworking and restoring antiques.

He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army with rank of Corporal, and earned the Occupation of Germany Medal and the NDSM.

Surviving are his wife Shirley K. Kelly Bean whom he married Feb. 15, 1990; children: Robert R. Mary Lou)Bean, Jr. of Emlenton; Rebecca A. (Ernest) Hindman of Parker; and William A. Bean of Parker; grandchildren Kristi Slater Kildoo, Kelly Slater Chambers, Jereme A. Bean, Chelsey L. Bean; great-grandchildren: Shelby Kildoo, Ashlyn Kildoo, McKenna Chambers; and one great-greatgrandchild Casen D. Kildoo; stepchildren: Mary (Rick) Ondick of Mercer and Ed (Julie) Kelly of Mercer; step-grandchildren: Ricky, Micah, Devin, Alison, Dustin, and Cody; step-greatgrandchildren: Emmit, Evey, Conner, Russell, and Evan.

In addition to parents, he was preceded in death by a great-grandchild Emma Rae Chambers, and a brother Sherman L. Bean, Jr. in 2007.

Private visitation and funeral will be held Saturday, May 30, 2020 at H. Jack Buzard Funeral Home in Eau Claire with burial to follow in Eau Claire Cemetery.

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