Charles Edwin
Charles Edwin "Bo" Beene was born in Keith Texas on August 4, 1939 to Charley Beene and Ida Eddie Rice. He died on March 30, 2019 in Conroe, Texas. Bo grew up on the Hix Ranch in Keith, Texas, where he learned to ride horses, work cattle, and hunt wildlife. His love for this land continued throughout his life.
He attended and graduated from Iola High School, before moving on to Sam Houston State University where he received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Agriculture. The ranch influenced him in his career of 33 years at TDC including Marksman Team, Sniper at Carasco Siege, Livestock Supervisor, volunteering for over a 100 manhunts, and retiring as Farm Manager.
He was an avid square dancer who was a member of the Huntsville Promenaders Square Dance Club and Conroe Country Cousins for 16 years. He also enjoyed wood working and supervised the construction on a number TDC facilities and houses, including his own home.
Bo will be remembered for constructing the entrance to Martins Prairie Cemetery where he will be buried. Gardening was another hobby he had sharing his harvest with family and friends.
Bo is survived by his wife of 28 years Betty Beene; his son Bart LeMay; his granddaughters Grace and Sophia LeMay; his brothers Jerald and (Judy) Beene, Mitchell and (Elaine) Beene, Ken and (Linda) Beene; his sister-in-law Linda Ray Beene and numerous Nieces, Nephews, and friends. Bo was preceded in death by Ida Eddie Hicks, Charley Beene, Jim McDonald Hicks, Lyndel Beene, Ivy Moss, and Roy Moss.
Bo will be remembered for his love of children, his love for his church and a faithful servant of God. The family is grateful to Traditions Hospice and Village Green Alzheimer's Care Home especially Nurse Alex. Interment will be at Martin's Prairie Cemetery at approximately 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to University Heights Baptist Church at 2400 Sycamore Ave, Huntsville, Texas 77340 or Martin's Prairie Cemetery Association at 14389 FM 244, Iola, TX 77861. Condolences to the family may be made at
Published on April 2, 2019


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