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 John Henry Bean

John Henry Bean

Birth
Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Death 2 Mar 2002 (aged 65)
Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Burial Walkersville, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 65328708 · View Source
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Mr. John Bean

Mr. John Henry Bean, 65, of Frederick, died Saturday, March 2, at Frederick Memorial Hospital.

He was the husband of Ardeth Bean. They were married for 47 years.

Born July 14, 1936, in Columbus, Ohio, he was a son of the late Paul Edgar and Olga L. Logan Bean.

Mr. Bean was a Boy Scout working on his Eagle scout badge when, in 1954, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps. He completed basic training at San Diego Recruit Depot. He attended numerous military schools, ending his 21-year career as an electronics/communications specialist with the rank of master gunnery sergeant on Sept. 30, 1974. He served during the Vietnam War and participated in the inauguration of President Richard Nixon.

Following his retirement from military service he began a career with American Satellite. He worked with satellite communications and telecommunications, and he retired in 1984. He returned to work in 1985 and retired once again in January 2001. During his retirement, he served as town commissioner in Apollo, Pa.

Mr. Bean was a member of Walkersville United Methodist Church, where he was in the church choir and was treasurer of the United Methodist Men. He was a member of the Sertoma Club of Frederick.

Surviving in addition to his wife are four children, Angela Bean, Melissa Kalmbach and husband David, John Bean Jr. and wife Deborah, and Carrie Kurdt and husband Tom; seven grandchildren, Ann Pietrantonio, Carl Pietrantonio, James Gallagher, John Martin Bean, Megan Gallagher, Matthew Kurdt and Kaitlin Kurdt; one sister, Karen Middendorf and husband Patrick; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, at Stauffer Funeral Home, 40 Fulton Ave., Walkersville.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, at Walkersville United Methodist Church, 22 Main St., Walkersville. Mr. Bean's pastor, the Rev. Albert K. Lane III, will officiate.

Entombment will be Resthaven Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Frederick.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Frederick Noon Sertoma Club, c/o Chip Lydard, 310 Redwood Ave., Frederick, Md. 21701, or to Walkersville United Methodist Church, 22 Main St., Walkersville, Md. 21793.


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  • Created by: Becky
  • Added: 7 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 65328708
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Henry Bean (14 Jul 1936–2 Mar 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 65328708, citing Glade Cemetery, Walkersville, Frederick County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Becky (contributor 47351951) .