He was of Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Josh and Lena Freeman; brothers: Virgil, Edward, Carl, Ted and Howard Freeman; and sisters: Virgie Stinnett, Betty Mowery and Mary Wieler.
He is survived by his children; Mary and Carl Torbett of Delano, Barbara and Jim Smith of Cleveland, Rebecca Freeman of Old Fort, Ted and Nancy Freeman of Cleveland and Fred D. and Samantha Freeman of Panama City, Fla.; grandchildren: Jon and Elizabeth Torbett of Cleveland, Jason and Catherine Torbett of Benton, Josh Torbett of Chattanooga, Jean Torbett and Amanda Duckett, both of Delano, Jessica and Shawn Morfield of Cleveland, Matthew and Shawna Stratton of Cleveland, Michael and Dory Stratton of Sevierville, Jacob Stratton of Cleveland, Chris Freeman of Old Fort, Andrew and Amanda Freeman of Fort Campbell, Ky., Ted Jr. and Holly Freeman of Knoxville, Justine and Michael Truelove of Cleveland, Bethany and Whitney Longwith of Cleveland, Ian Freeman of Panama City, Fla.; and 20 great-grandchildren; and brothers and sisters: Wanda McNeil, Dora Evans, Charles Hoyt, Manuel Freeman and Joe Freeman.
The funeral will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Grissom-Serenity Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Freeman family guest book at www.grissomserenity.com.
Mark S. Grissom is funeral director.