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Teddy Ray Bean

Birth Date: August 31, 1941
Death Date: May 31, 2018

Decatur – Teddy Ray Bean, 76, of Decatur, IL, passed away at 5:17 pm, Thursday, May 31, 2018, in his home.
Teddy was born August 31, 1941, in Tuscola, IL, the son of Orville Lee and Ruth Blanche (Nixon) Bean. He graduated from MacArthur High School and worked at Mueller Co. for 35 years. Teddy loved to fish and was very generous in donating to veteran’s groups and Cheyenne River Indian Outreach for Children. His dogs Mindy and Midge brought him much joy and happiness.
Teddy is survived by his daughter, Christine (Robert “Butch”) Basten of Forsyth; son, David (Margarita) Bean of Texas; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren; brother, Jerry L. (Susie) Bean of Decatur; sister, Martha (Tim) Rambo of Cisco; special nephew, Joe Drone of Decatur along with numerous other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Teddy was preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter Ashley; brothers: Edward and Billy.
Funeral services to celebrate his life will be 10:30 am, Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home; visitation will begin at 9 am in the funeral home. Burial with “Flight Home” ceremony will take place in Graceland Cemetery. Memorials may be made to donor’s choice.
The family of Teddy Ray Bean is being served by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2091 N. Oakland Avenue, Decatur, IL 62526. Condolences and memories may be shared at

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Funeral Service
June 5, 2018
10:30 am
Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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June 5, 2018
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Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. Ted will be truly missed by so many, I was his cleaning lady (that's what he called me)LOL. He loved his family dearly and his little dog was his world. All his family and friends will be in my prayers, and I will miss him so much, Rest in peace my friend, love you Tracy Claypool

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