Calvin Dennis Bean, 65, of Tiffin, passed away Saturday morning, March 15, 2014, at Bridge Hospice in Findlay.
He was born Aug. 31, 1948, in Tiffin, to Calvin E. and Dorothy (Ross) Bean. He married Sharon K. Bare Aug. 9, 1969, and they later divorced.
He is survived by his son, Christopher Dennis Bean; mother, Dorothy Bean; sister, Debra Elaine Bean, all of Tiffin; and fiance, Dorothy Siebenaller of Tiffin.
His father preceded him in death June 18, 1998.
Calvin, also known as Denny by his family, graduated from Tiffin Columbian High School in 1966. He served proudly in the United States Marine Corps, 3rd Battalion 7th Marines India Company, serving during the Vietnam War and wounded, and awarded the Purple Heart and Medal of Valor. Calvin worked at General Electric in Tiffin for 20 years, Norton Crank Shaft in Fostoria, RCA, Harris Corp. and Intersill, all in Findlay. He was a life member of DAV, Tiffin AMVETS Post No. 48, VFW Tiffin Post No. 2858, he was also a member of American Legion Post No. 402. Calvin enjoyed target shooting, fishing, loved animals and will be remembered for being big hearted.
His funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory with Chaplain Kathie Tomazic from Bridge Hospice. Burial will follow in Fairmont Cemetery with military honors conducted by the United Veterans Council.
Friends may visit with the family from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, 2014, and at 10 a.m. until the time of the service Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to a local veterans organization of choice or to Bridge Hospice in Findlay.
Condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.