Duffie Leon Bean (Buddy), age 71, of Speedwell, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at home. He was a Member of Speedwell Free Will Baptist Church. He was a retired truck driver from Yellow Freight (YRC) where he worked for 34 years and 8 months. He was preceded in death by his parents, Casper and Stella Mae Bean; brothers, Earl Ray, Casper Jr., Will, Campbell, Jack and Jim; sisters, Dallas, Laura Lee and Mary.
Wife of 51 years, Myrtle Bean
Daughter: Rhonda (Gerry) Wall of LaVergne, TN
Sons: Duffie Jr. (Tracy) Bean of Murfreesboro, TN
Terry (Sissy) Bean of Speedwell, TN
8 Grandchildren: Krista Wall, Cassie (Michael) Collazo, Graham Brewer, Brianna Spears, Duffie McKay, Haleigh (Ray) Frantz, Tammy (Chad) Hatmaker and Emily Bean
3 Great Grandchildren: Khloe Grace Wall (His little blessing)
Everleigh Jean Collazo
Sisters: Alice Robinson, Alberta Shown, Lizzy Saar, Alma Michalak, Norma Fritz and Geraldine (Gary) Crouch
Brother: T.J. Bean
Several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends
Family will receive friends Thursday 5 PM to 9 PM at Cross-Smith Funeral Home.
He will be moved to the Speedwell Free Will Baptist Church Friday and receive friends from 12 Noon to 1 PM with the service to follow with Rev. Jim Hurst, Bro. Daniel Ellison and Bro. Jeremiah Bean officiating the interment will follow at Bowman Family Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Terry Bean, Junior Bean, Chad Hatmaker, Gerry Wall, Duffie Mckay and Michael Collazo
Honorary Pallbearers: Charles Sexton, Glen Edwards, Jerry Powers, Mike Pebley, Jay McDonald, Tracy Wall, Doug Barnard, Marvin Bean, Marson Roberson, Walter Ellison, Junior Bowman, Cliff Wheeler, Jeff Chumley, Tim Ellison and Jamie (Pee-Wee) Ellison
Condolences may be given online at http://www.cross-smithfuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home