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Myers-Reed Chapel

3729 25Th Street, Columbus, IN

OBITUARY

Donald R. Bean

August 2, 1940June 8, 2019
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Donald R. Bean, 78, of Grammer died at 2:34 a.m. Saturday, June 8, 2019, at his home surrounded by family. Donald was born in Freetown, Indiana August 2, 1940, the son of Ray and Luceal Bowman Bean. He married Diana D. Cutsinger February 27, 1960 in Columbus; she preceded him in death November 13, 1999. He worked for Cummins Engine Company 30 years, retiring in 2003. He was a member of Columbus American Legion Post #24. He loved to mow grass, was an avid sports fan including racing and loved being with his family. He is survived by sons, David (Rena) Bean of Scipio and Dwayne (Melissa A.) Bean of Columbus; daughter, Donetta (Richard) Mead of Columbus; daughter-in-law Melissa Bean of Columbus; sisters, Mary Jane (Ernie) Brown of Sioux Falls, S.D. and Magnola Tolbert of Franklin, IN; 15 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; sons, Ronald Lee and Douglas Bean; grandchildren Isabella Bean and Jason Litiken. A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at Myers~Reed Chapel on 25th Street with Virgil Clotfelter officiating. Visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 10 a.m. to service time Tuesday. Burial with Military Honors by the Bartholomew County Veteran’s Honor Guard will be in Garland Brook Cemetery. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.myers-reed.com. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Our Hospice; Columbus American Legion Post #24; American Cancer Society. Myers~Reed Chapel on 25th Street is serving the Bean family.

  • FAMILY

  • David (Rena) Bean, Son
  • Dwayne (Melissa A.) Bean, Son
  • Donetta (Richard) Mead, Daughter
  • Melissa Bean, Daughter-in-law
  • Mary Jane (Ernie) Brown, Sister
  • Magnola Tolbert, Sister
  • Also survived by 15 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Christopher Bean
  • Conner Bean
  • Austin Kellogg
  • Michael Lewis
  • Derek Bean
  • Greg Cutsinger
  • DONATIONS

  • Our Hosoice of South Central Indiana
  • Columbus American Legion Post #24
  • American Cancer Society

Services

  • Visitation Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Visitation Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  • Burial Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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Cindy Morrison

June 10, 2019

Dwayne - so sorry to learn of the passing of your father. Sending prayers of comfort to you and your family.

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