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Michael Bean

August 26, 1964 ~ December 3, 2020 (age 56)


Michael Edward Bean, age 56, of Versailles, Illinois passed away at 4:41 a.m. Thursday, December 3, 2020 at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville, Illinois. 

He was born August 26, 1964 in Rushville, Illinois the son of James W. and Lillian Rose Watt Bean.  

Michael worked as a truck driver hauling livestock for Rich Dieterle for several years.  

He attended Central schools and Columbus Road Baptist Church School in Quincy, Illinois.  

Michael attended Versailles Christian and Versailles Baptist Churches and La Grange Chapel.  

He always enjoyed collecting toy trucks. 

Survivors include 2 brothers James William “Bill” Bean (Rhonda) of Clayton, Illinois and David Bean (Julie) of LaPrairie, Illinois.  2 sisters Willa Jean Kerker (Gary) of Mt. Sterling, Illinois and Judy Thiele (Chuck) of Pittsfield, Illinois.  Several nieces and nephews also survive along with his beloved dog Zipper.  

He was preceded in death by his parents. 

Cremation will be accorded and private graveside services will be held in the Mounds Cemetery near Timewell, Illinois. 

There will be no visitation. 

Memorials are suggested to the family and may be left or mailed to the Hendricker Funeral Home, 406 South Capitol Avenue, Mt. Sterling, IL 62353.

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Cremation Will Be Accorded

Private Services

Mounds Cemetery
County Road 150 East
Timewell, Illinois 62375

There will be no visitation


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