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Arthur Kenneth Bean was born on September 18, 1929 on the family farm in Silverton, Texas to J.K. and Susie Bean.
He passed away at the age of 89 surrounded by his family and loved ones on Saturday, June 1, 2019.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at the First United Methodist Church in Floydada.
Interment followed at the Floyd County Memorial Park in Floydada.
Visitation was held at 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., Monday, June 3, 2019 at Ann Bean’s residence, 4621 93rd Street, Lubbock, Texas 79424.
Arrangements were under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home of Floydada.
From an early age he learned to farm under the watch full eye of his father, J.K. Bean. After graduating from high school, he attended Draughan’s business college.
He met Madge Ann West at Linguish Falls and they married on August 8,1950. They began farming in the little community of South Plains. Began a family having two daughters, Sue Diane and Carla Lynette.
Kenneth was preceded in death by brothers, Walter and Donald Bean and sister, Mildred Smitherman.
His family was the most important thing in his life. While taking care of his family he began flying. Flying and farming were his greatest and accomplished passions.
He was survived by his wife, Madge Ann Bean of Lubbock, Texas; two daughters, Diane Morton and husband, David of Houston Texas, and Carla Davis and husband, Randy of Slaton. Texas; two granddaughters, Jean Niemi and husband, Dave of Iowa and Rebecca Rennels of Slaton; two grandsons, Brad Davis of Slaton, and Allen Claiborn and wife, Nerea of San Antonio, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. He is also survived by his brothers-in-law, Phillip Smitherman and Dale West and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the Library of Legacy for their loving care.
Online condolences may be made at www.moore-rose.com.