Richard Austin Bean


LEWISTON — Richard Austin Bean, 77, of Turner, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Sept. 2, from injuries resulting from a motorcycle accident.

Richard was born April 23, 1940, the son of George and Eleanor (Curtis) Bean. He grew up in Auburn and graduated from Edward Little High School in 1958.

He was in the Auburn Community Band for many years and earned several awards. He enjoyed the history of motorcycles as well as riding them and making an annual trip to the Owls Head Transportation Museum weekend for antique motorcycles. He was an avid reader and enjoyed camping.

Survivors include: his son William Bean and his wife Neysa, both of Turner, granddaughters Kayla Bancroft and husband Caleb, both of Turner, Kaitlin Bean of Auburn, Taylor, EmmaLee and Lauren, all of Turner. A sister, Linda Cammack of New Hampshire, her two sons: Matthew Cammack of New Hampshire and Shane Cammack of Georgia, and his good friend Ellen Smart of Turner.

He was predeceased by his parents and his brothers Donny and Kenneth.