Tremonton- Gary L. Bean passed away on August 18, 2018 at the George E. Wahlen Veterans Home in Ogden, Utah. He was born on June 13, 1936 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Larry & Ruth Bean. On November 16, 1956, he married Patsy Roberts in California.
Gary was a High School graduate and earned a bachelor’s degree.
He served twenty years in the U.S. Marine Corps and 11 years in the Marine Reserves. Gary was stationed at Camp Lejeane, Camp Pendleton, Edwards Air Force Base, McConnel Air Force Base, and 29 Palms Marine Corp Bases. He also served two tours during the Vietnam War.
After retirement from the military, Gary worked at Thiokol and then Nucor Steel.
Gary enjoyed anything outdoors including: camping, fishing, and target shooting. His greatest love was spending time with the grandchildren.
He is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Gary is survived by his wife, Pat Bean; children: Patrick (Julia) Bean, Holly (Curtis F.) Stucki; grandchildren: Josh Bean, Lisa Bean, Austin Bean, Paige Bean, Quade (Kylee) Bean, Brandon (Rachel) Stucki, Chase Stucki, Tanner (Kinzie) Stucki, Megan (Tyler) Downing, Alyssa (D. Jay) Cook; great grandchildren: Gabe Wright, Dylan Wright, Taileigh Bean, Deklin Bean, Savanna Bean, Emrys Downing, Ford Downing, Rooney Cook, Braden Stucki, Lily Stucki, and Vincent Stucki.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, grandson, great-grandson, and great-granddaughter.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Tremonton Riverview Cemetery.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the George Wahlen Veterans Home and to all of their friends and family that have shown love during this difficult time.