The Huntsville Item, Huntsville, TX


January 1, 2012

Neil Bean

HUNTSVILLE — Neil Bean passed away on December 30, 2011, in Huntsville, Texas. He was 77 years old.

He was born on October 17, 1934, in Bon Ami, Texas, to Frank Marcus Bean and Leatha Ola (Gebhart) Bean.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Robert Bean.  Neil is survived by wife, Joyce Bean; sisters, Laurie Turner and Virginia Manchac; nephew Vernon Lee Turner; nieces Marsha Hatton, Vicki Thiele and Patty Clark; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Neil retired from the City of Huntsville after working 25 years as an Engineer. He was also a member of the Huntsville Church of Christ.  He was an avid hunter and loved frying fish for family and friends.

A memorial service will be held Monday, January 2, 2012, 10:30 a.m., at Huntsville Church of Christ in Huntsville, Texas, with Minister Matt Springfield officiating.

Those wishing to leave memorial condolences for the family may do so at

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