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Richard Dewight Bean

Funeral services for Richard Dewight Bean, 58, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 12, 2023, at West 160 Church of Christ, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mr. Bean passed away Sunday, May 7, 2023, at his home.

He was born April 5, 1965, at Mountain View, Missouri.  Richard is the son of the late James Ralph Bean and Mary Sue Marshall Bean and son-in-law to Sally Ann and Gary Johnson.  Richard enjoyed hunting, fishing, being outdoors and gardening; he was always busy.  He was a strong Father figure to many and was loved by many friends and family.

He is survived by his wife of thirty-four years, Marcella Scott Bean; three daughters, Amanda Bean (Johnathan Vick), West Plains,  Nicole Bean (Tim Williams) Louisville, Kentucky and Victoria Bean, West Plains; two sons, Aarron Bean (Chrystal) and Charles Bean, both of West Plains; eight grandchildren, Hayden Bean, Jaycee and Luka Roberts, Huxley Cates, Stella Bean, Ezekiel and Mathias Vick and Alina Bean; five sisters, Connie Smith (Jim) West Plains, Judy Bratton (Jim), Joplin,  Missouri, Katrina Patterson (Fiancée Chuck Lovejoy), Jessup, Georgia, Iris Hensley (Rod), Pottersville, Missouri and Hope Belt (Randy), Caulfield, Missouri; two brothers, Ricky Bean (Robbie), West Plains and Eddie Bean (Tammy), Yellville, Arkansas; and several nieces and nephews.

His parents, two sons, Dale D. Bean and Doug A. Tucker and father-in-law, Dale K. Scott, preceded him in death.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m., Friday, at West 160 Church of Christ.  Burial will be at Bly (Big Springs) Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Bly Cemetery or OMC Cancer Treatment Center and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775.