Bean, DaVon Jay
DaVon Jay Bean, 17, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Pius X Catholic Church, by the Rev. Phil Thompson. Interment will be at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
DaVon is survived by his parents, Jesse and Deanna Bean of Cedar Rapids; brother, Jamison Bean, at home; grandmother, Jean-Marie Perez of Cedar Rapids; grandparents, Bruce and Deb Ogden of Marion; grandfather, Craig Bean of Washington; aunts and uncles, Tony Perez, Joe and Lindsey Bean, Chris Eby, Craig Jr. and Marsha Bean and Christopher Hohmann; great-grandmothers, Mary Kalisch and Judith O’Neil; and many cousins, great-aunts and uncles. Also surviving is his best friend, Mitchell Kuipers.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Nelson Perez; great-grandfathers, John O’Neil and Bertram Kalisch; and uncle, Ruben Mayo.
DaVon was born Feb. 15, 1996, in Cedar Rapids. He attended Kennedy High School. DaVon liked fishing, card and board games, X games, building and riding BMX bikes, watching scary movies, listening to and writing music. He was an excellent artist and loved to write poetry. He was involved in Cougar baseball, Metro football and soccer.
DaVon was very caring and compassionate toward his brother and cousins. They all looked up to him and loved his company. DaVon lit up the room when he smiled. He was always willing to help anyone in need. He loved all animals, including his cat, Mac. He especially enjoyed the times he spent with Dallas.
Instead of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.
Online condolences may be sent to www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries.
Published Oct. 28, 2013 in The Gazette