RISCO - Robert Lee Bean, 78, died May 8, 2005, at his residence in Risco.
Born Sept. 19, 1926, in Conway, Ark., to the late Edward and Hattie Hendrick Bean, he was self-employed as a welder.
On Feb. 10, 1951, at Piggott, Ark., he married Dorothy Alexander, who survives.
Also surviving are: three sons, Robert David Bean and Dennis Lee Bean of Ste. Genevieve and Bryan Alan Bean of Dexter; one daughter, Vickie Champlin of Neodesha, Kan.; one brother, John Lott of Williamsville; two sisters, Martha Spain and Myrtle Bumpus of Clarkton; and 11 grandchildren and four great-
Two brothers, William Bean and James Plunkett; two sisters, Ruby Tarkington and Addie Brown; and one granddaughter, Sandy Champlin, preceded him in death.
Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden where funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Gene Lancaster will officiate.
Burial will be in the Stanfield Cemetery.