Roger Evans Bean, born June 5, 1940, passed away peacefully surrounded by family, on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at his home in Mesa, Arizona. Roger was born to Willis Evans and Natalie Maude Christensen Bean in Price, Utah. He was proceeded in death by his wife, Eldene Blaser Bean, his siblings, Richard Bruce Bean, Natalie Diane Bean Morley, also his twin brothers Wilford and Willis Bean, both of whom passed away at birth and his granddaughter, Kristi Lee Dabbs (Roger W. Bean’s daughter).
Roger and Eldene were blessed to have celebrated 49 years together and loved their five children, Roger W., Rebecca (Chris Otterson), Lisa (Dwight Delap), Bradley (Lara Altizer), Traci (Brian Allen). Together they have 24 grandchildren!
Roger was blessed to have wonderful friends and has always loved his pet dogs. Kramer, his most beloved, loyal Cocker Spaniel, was by Roger’s side for 16 years!
Roger enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping! He was very talented and built a beautiful “Cabin Home” in Young, AZ! He had a very strong, powerful testimony of Jesus Christ, His Atonement, His Resurrection, and of His restored Gospel. Roger was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints. Roger loved his pioneer heritage and honored his Priesthood Covenants.
The funeral service will be held at 5pm, on Sunday, October 4, at Bunkers Mortuary, 33 North Centennial Way, Mesa, Arizona, 85201, with a visitation beginning at 3:30pm.