Bob Bean was born to Bill & Loise Bean in Wichita Falls, Texas, on September 3, 1952. He graduated from Burkburnett High School in 1971, earned his associate's from Grayson County Jr. College in 1973, his Bachelor's in agricultural business from East Texas State (now Texas A&M-Commerce) in 1975, and his teaching certificate from ETSU in 1976.
Mr. Bean taught vocational agriculture at Trenton High School from 1977 to 1980, and received his Master's from ETSU during that time. He was hired by Community High School in 1980, and spent the next 25 years teaching at CHS. During his tenure at CHS he taught the following:
- Vocational Agriculture 1-4 and Introduction to Agriculture for 8th Grade
- Wildlife Management
- Equine Science
- Agricultural Mechanics
- Agricultural Resources/Outdoor Education
- Introduction to Agricultural Mechanics
Mr. Bean married his wife, Kathy, on July 23, 1976, and they have been married for 46 years. They have a son, Alan, a daughter, Kelly, and five grandchildren.