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06/05/19 - NNHS Newsletter - Roger Bean

Kenneth Roger Bean
(d. 29 May 2019)

Newport News High School Class of 1966

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

   We have another sad edition of the NNHS Newsletter today. Roger Bean, Class of 1966, brother of Jerry Bean and Sheila Bean Tucker, passed away on May 29, 2019.

From the Daily Press - 06/05/19:

               K. Roger (Red) Bean
      NEWPORT NEWS - On May 29, 2019 K. Roger (Red) Bean left his earthly life for his heavenly home.

Born in Waynesboro, Virginia, he lived most of his life in Newport News. He graduated from Newport News High School in 1966.

After graduation he was drafted into the U.S. Army where he served two years, part of which was in Vietnam. He worked at Anheuser Busch in the brewing department until he retired in 2002.

Roger is survived by his wife of 49 years Lynn Spaulding Bean, daughter, Karen Owens (Michael), son, Morgan Bean, and five grandchildren, Matthew, Leora and Holly Drees, Michael, and Mikayla Owens.

  He is also survived by his brother, Jerry Bean (Ruth), and sister, Sheila Tucker (David), and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM on Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Warwick Memorial United Methodist Church 38 Hoopes Road, Newport News. A reception will follow the service.

Arrangements are by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at

Published in Daily Press on June 5, 2019.

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June 05, 2019

To the family. So sorry for your loss. Words are just not enough at a time like this. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Sending prayers, love and hugs. Lynn, if you need anything, just ask.

~ Bruce and Sandra Parham, Newport News, Virginia

June 05, 2019
The Butler Family offers our condolences. May God continue to bless you and keep you safe. Rest in peace, Mr. Bean.

June 05, 2019

Lynn, I am sorry to hear of Roger's passing. My condolences go out to you and the family.

June 06, 2019

I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

~ Sherry Brown, Washington

June 06, 2018

Sorry for your loss, Lynn and family; you have always felt like a part of my family. HUGS and Prayers go with you.

  Our sincerest condolences are extended to Roger's family, friends, and classmates at this difficult time.

   This information is also posted here:

  Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol





Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309

Lead, Kindly Light

Lyrics by John Henry Newman, 1833
Music by John B. Dykes, 1865

Lead, kindly Light, amid th’encircling gloom,
Lead Thou me on!
The night is dark, and I am far from home;
Lead Thou me on!
Keep Thou my feet; I do not ask to see
The distant scene; one step enough for me.

I was not ever thus, nor prayed that Thou
Shouldst lead me on;
I loved to choose and see my path; but now
Lead Thou me on!
I loved the garish day, and, spite of fears,
Pride ruled my will. Remember not past years!

So long Thy power hath blessed me, sure it will,
Will lead me on.
O’er moor and fen, o’er crag and torrent, till
The night is gone,
And with the morn those angel faces smile,
Which I have loved long since, and lost awhile!

Meantime, along the narrow rugged path,
Thyself hast trod,
Lead, Savior, lead me home in childlike faith,
Home to my God.
To rest forever after earthly strife
In the calm light of everlasting life.

"Lead, Kindly Light" midi (MIDI sequence copyright © 2002 Brian M. Ames) and lyrics courtesy of - 12/20/04

  Downloadable Sheet Music (Craig Petrie's TTBB arrangement) available at - 01/01/04

Greg Olsen Paintings courtesy of – 01/27/05

Animated Army Flag clip art courtesy of - 06/18/03

Blackwork Flowers Divider Line clip art courtesy of - 08/12/04

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