William (Bill) Beane, born 6/3/1928 in Eatonville, Washington, passed away at home on 6/24/2019. Bill lived most of his life in Eatonville, graduating from Eatonville High School before serving a stint in the U.S. Navy. He went to PLC and Bates VOC-TECH. Bill worked a variety of jobs, including TV repair, delivery driver for Swan Lake Dairy, and learning the carpentry trade from Carl Essman and Ron Predmore. He loved working with heavy equipment. Bill and his wife, Margaret (Swenson), moved to Puyallup in 1999 to be closer to town and their children.

Bill is survived by his wife, Margaret, their children Carmen (Jon) Bryson, James (Cindy) Benáe, Jeanne (Chris) McMahon; and their grandchildren Jamie (Bill) Paone, Mike (Katie) Beane, Melisa (Peter) Schmidt, Dan McMahon, Jonathan Bryson, and Tommy McMahon; and 5 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 13, at 2pm in the Eatonville Baptist Church.