Herbert Cantrell Freeman
5/12/1921 - 11/19/2018

 

Herbert Cantrell (Pat) Freeman, 97, of Greenville, Texas, passed away peacefully after a day of enjoying family and friends.

 

He was born May 12, 1921 in Kellogg, Texas to Elbert Monroe Freeman and Francis Bell Parker Freeman.  He was married to Mary Lois Haney on October 2, 1944, a happy marriage of 70 years.

 

Herbert proudly served his country in the U. S. Army Air Force during WWII.  He was an active member of the Fred Ende #87  I.O.O.F. Lodge of Greenville as well as a member of the American Legion.  Herbert was a faithful member of the Creekside Church of Christ in Greenville.

 

He is survived by:  daughter Retha Kilgore and husband Jimmy of Greenville, son Jimmy Freeman of Garland, daughter-in-law Sandra Freeman of Greenville.  Grandsonís Jason Kilgore and wife Christina of Greenville, Jeremy Kilgore and wife Debra of Greenville, Brad Freeman and wife Julie of Discovery Bay, Hong Kong, Keith Freeman and wife Stefani of McKinney, Kendall Freeman and wife Cynthia of Thrall, twelve great grandchildren and one great great grandson.

 

Preceded in death by his parents, wife Mary Lois, son Farrell Dewain Freeman, son Elbert Owen Freeman, six brothers and two sisters.

 

Pallbearers:  Jason Kilgore, Jeremy Kilgore, Keith Freeman, Brad Freeman, Klinton Kilgore, Garrett Kilgore, Brandon Freeman and Tim Rosenthal.

 

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday 10:00 a.m. November 27th at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home in Greenville, Texas with Randy Daw officiating.  Interment will follow in Forest Park Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 6 - 8pm Monday 26th at Coker-Mathews.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family ask that you donate to the Creekside Church of Christ building fund.




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