Donald B. Bean

Published 8:47 am Friday, October 13, 2017

Mr. Donald B. Bean, 80, of Center Street, Cooleemee, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at Novant Health – Rowan Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.

He was born Aug. 24, 1937 in Forsyth County to the late Charles Ernest and Elizabeth Vaughan Bean. Mr. Bean was a veteran of the U.S.  Navy. He retired from the N.C. Prison System after 34 years.  Mr. Bean enjoyed golfing, yardwork and his dog, Madison.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Edward Bean.

Survivors: 3 children, Donna Boger (Ronnie) of Mocksville, Dena McDaniel of Cooleemee and Deborah Harris (Shane) of Mocksville; 7 grandchildren, Spencer Lanning (Josh Whitaker), Shelton Blake (Matt), Nicholas Potts, Dylan Livengood (Britaini), Caleb Livengood, Nathan Harris and Aubrey Harris; 4 great-grandchildren; a brother, Charlie Bean Jr. (Delta) of Kernerville; and 2 nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 15 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Stan Riddle officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home following the service. Burial will be in Salisbury National Cemetery.

Memorials: American Heart Assoc., PO Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216.