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Paul Walter Bean

Paul W. Bean, age 71, of Herrin, Illinois,  passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at Herrin Hospital in Herrin, Illinois.

Paul was born January 27, 1951 in Herrin, Illinois, a son of William A. and Margaret P. (Cheatham) Bean. Paul grew up in Herrin and graduated Herrin High School.  He worked for the City of Energy and was an Energy Volunteer Fireman.  He later worked for a security company.  Paul enjoyed cars and attended car shows all over the area.  He also liked model trains, hunting and fishing and loved spending time with his grandchildren.  His greatest love was for his dog "Moochie".

He is survived by three children, Paula J. Bean (Fiance James Gooden) of Indianapolis, IN, Michael (Tonia) Bean of Herrin, IL, and stepchild Amy (Larry) Presley of Mt. Vernon, IL; two sisters, Susie Rosenow of Herrin, IL and Cinda Hedrick of Beaufort, MO; and his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by one son, Dustin Bean; his parents, William A. and Margaret P. Bean; and one brother, William Bean.

Per his wishes, Paul will be cremated and the family have not arranged any services at this time.  Johnson Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin, Illinois will assist the family with arrangements.  

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Paul you always had a smile on your face everytime I seen you You will be missed fly high my friend

Rhonda Fitzpatrick Jun 17 2022 5:17 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Paul Bean

Clyde Skinner (Rene') Jun 15 2022 2:51 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Paul Bean

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