Leroy L. Bean, 85 of Searsport, died April 15 in Belfast. He was born March 28, 1928, in Bath, Maine, a son of Melvin and Lilllian (Wade) Bean. He worked for more than 33 years for Delta Chemical in Searsport. Leroy loved gardening and enjoyed selling his produce, as well as giving a lot away. He also enjoyed taking family camping trips with the kids, sawdust dancing in his early years and deep sea fishing.

He was predeceased by his wife Sandra and a brother Albert. Survivors include his children, Gregory L. Bean of Brooks, Cassandra Bean of Alfred, Sue Bean of Rhode Island, Donna Kenney of Belmont, Melvin Bean and Ralph Bean, both of Searsport; seven grandchildren, Shawn, Greg, Melvin, Christopher, Shaina, Austin and Devon; his brother Martin and sisters, Ruth and Jeanne.

Family and friends are invited to call at Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Avenue, Belfast, on Wednesday, April 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. where funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday. Interment will be at Pine Grove Cemetery, Bangor. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.ripostafh.com.