Charles E. Bean Sr., 65

August 11, 2011

OCT. 14, 1945-AUG. 11, 2011

Charles "Rick" E. Bean Sr., 65, of Hagerstown, passed from this life on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown.

Born on Oct. 14, 1945, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Harold Bean Sr. and Helen Haines.

He attended North Hagerstown High School.

Rick worked for Hagerstown Kitchens Inc. for 20 years, after which he did various painting jobs in the area.

He was a member of the Boonsboro Family Worship Center.

Rick is survived by his wife, Avis M. Bean of Hagerstown; three children, Charles "Rick" Bean Jr. and his wife, Diane, Eric S. Bean and Toni M. Bean, all of Hagerstown; two brothers, Harold "Ronnie" Bean and Kenneth "Mick" White; and one sister, Linda Overcash. He is also survived by seven grandchildren.

Rick was preceded in death by one grandson, D.J. Miller, in 2006.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Boonsboro Family Worship Center, 7605 Old National Pike, Boonsboro, where a funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. The Rev. Jack C. Payne Jr. will officiate. Final resting place ceremonies will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Hagerstown.

Memorial donations in his name may be made to Boonsboro Family Worship Center, 7605 Old National Pike, Boonsboro, MD 21713.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

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