Roger Andrew Beane, 53, of 1019 Tarford Place, died Saturday. Roger was a true family man. He was a loving son, brother, nephew, cousin, and uncle, and embraced joyfully every moment of being a husband and father. Roger worked for Federal Express since 1989. He will be remembered by many as a loyal friend and highly respected co-worker.
Roger faced all challenges in his life with dignity and his beloved family by his side. His enthusiasm for life was infectious. He loved exploring the beautiful mountains, beaches, and lakes of North Carolina with his family and friends. He was an avid Duke basketball fan.
Roger is survived by his wife of 24 years, Cecilia Horan Beane, sons Patrick Sheehan and Michael Sanderson Beane of the home, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward R. and Shirley Sanderson Beane, brother Richard Beane and wife Melinda, brothers-in-law, Daniel Sigg and wife Glenda, John Horan and wife Teresa, and Paul Horan, sisters-in-law, Maggie McGuire and husband Greg, and Liz Barouh, and numerous nieces and nephews. Roger was preceded in death by his sister, Ruth Beane Sigg.
A Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 am on Tuesday at St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church, 12333 Bay Leaf Church Road, Raleigh 27614.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to the Patrick and Michael Beane College Fund c/o any SunTrust Bank.
Visitations will be from 2-4 pm and 7-8:30 pm, Monday, at Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third Street, Wendell 27591. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net
Visit St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church’s Website.