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Raymond Bean Feb. 25, 1939 - Nov. 11, 2018

Raymond Bean, born Feb. 25, 1939, to John Henry Bean and Ruth Roberts Bean in Rulo, Nebraska, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at 8:16 p.m. at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis surrounded by his family.

He married Thelma Louise Hackbarth Bean in Omaha, Nebraska, on May 27, 1966. They had three children. He worked and retired from Chrysler Casting Plan, beginning Feb. 13, 1973, thru May 31, 1999. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He had a passion for NASCAR, supported the Autism Foundation and always had a silly song or joke to lend.

He was preceded in death by his wife Thelma Louise Hackbarth Bean, his mother and father, three brothers and three sisters.

He is survived by brothers William Bean and Joe Bean, and sister Mary MacManaonon, all of Nebraska; son Michael (Amber) Bean of Peru, daughter Stacy (Shawn) Dyson of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and son Duane Bean (fiancée Dusty Miller) of Royal Center; seven grandchildren, Nicholas Campbell, Brandon Bean, Jacqueline Bean, Brandi Maze, Austin Bean, Megan Campbell and Taylor Bean; and three great-grandchildren, Jaxson Long, Thea Walsama and Lily Campbell. He is also survived by his best friend and companion, his Boston terrier Dusty Dog.

Family visitation will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m., and friends may call from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, 105 W. Third St., Peru, Indiana. Funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. with Pastor Jim Rairigh officiating. Burial will take place in Ever Rest Memorial Park, Cass County.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.FlowersLeedyAllen.com.