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Moore Funeral Home & Moore Memorial Gardens

1219 North Davis Drive, Arlington, TX

OBITUARY

James Oakley Bean Jr.

December 28, 1930August 5, 2019
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James “Jim” Bean, of Arlington passed away Monday August 5, 2019. He was born on December 28, 1930 in Houston, Texas. Jim served in the Air Force as a Draftsman. However, he mostly played baseball while in the Air Force. He graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Jim was the first engineer at Menasco of Fort Worth. He was soon promoted to Vice President and General Manager. He was a longtime member of Grace Lutheran Church of Arlington. Jim was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years Shirley Ann Bean. Survived by his children; Sally Cates, Janie Summers her husband Tom, Steve Bean his wife Trish, Tim Bean his wife Debbie and Mary Ann Smith her husband Paul; Nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Grace Lutheran Church of Arlington or the charity of your choice. Funeral Service will be Thursday August 8, 2019 2pm at Moore Funeral Home Arlington Texas

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  • Funeral Service Thursday, August 8, 2019

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Anne Rasmussen Browne

August 20, 2019

My Uncle Jim was an awesome man. I remember with all the family get togethers he was always fun, played sports with the kids & always smiled. God bless all my cousins- Uncle Jim & Aunt Shirley’s children. I love you all with all my heart. You’re in my thoughts & prayers. I love my Uncle Jim. Anne #972-686-4818 He will be missed - that’s for sure.

Mary Ray Graves Boyce

August 9, 2019

The Ray Graves family loved Jim. He spent one summer with us in
Waco as he worked with our dad at the cement plant. I treasure the memory of him rocking baby Sally in the evening, singing to his heart's content. What a joy!

Connie and Johnny San Miguel

August 7, 2019

Tim, I am sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and our prayers. Remember and cherish the good times, life is fleeting, make everyday count.

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