Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Fremont Church of Christ, with Bobby Stewart, Hayes Grady and Bill Denman officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the hour of services Thursday at the church.
White-Ranson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Gerald Cox, Gene Huffstutter, Thomas Nash, Nelson Dorton, Johnny Hill, Bill Denman and Jeff Harris. Honorary pallbearers will be Chuck Cloud, Charles True, Terry Jackson, Jake Carr, Steve Carr, Judy Cheatham, Lacy Goodman, Wendi Kennedy, Nena Mitchell and Sarah Long.
The family requests that memorials be made to Fremont Cemetery Association.
Mr. Freeman was born Jan. 12, 1931, in Obion County, son of the late Charles Oscar and Edna Mai (Caldwell) Freeman. He married the former Emma Jean Whipple July 18, 1949. She survives. He worked at the local ASC office for several years and was also a farmer and a bus driver for the Obion County School System. He had worked for Lake County Regional Prison and, following that retirement, went to work for Reelfoot Bearing, retiring from that job at age 80.
He was a lifetime member of Fremont Church of Christ, where he had been the song leader for many years.
He is also survived by his son and daughter-in-law, John and Joyce Freeman of Union City; two daughters and his son-in-law, Beth Hardin of Newbern and Jana and Larry Thompson of Union City; three grandchildren and their spouses, Cindy and Jeff Harris and Gerald and Lori Cox, all of Union City, and Emmylou and William Denman of Mundeline, Ill.; three great-grandchildren, JohnAnne Harris and John Jackson Cox, both of Union City, and Emma Claire Denman of Mundeline; his great-great-grandson, Alex Parker Harris of Union City; his sister, Louise Welch of Johnson City; and several nieces and nephews.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.