October 29, 2017
Freddie Osborne Freeman, 85 of Covington, passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017 at Abbey Hospice. He was born in Atlanta, GA to the late Howell and Ruby Anderson Freeman. Freddie’s hobbies included spending time with family and friends and helping people. He was the owner and operator of Freeman’s Hardware Store in Decatur, Georgia. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Mountain View and Clarkston since 1945 and served as a Shriner 33rd Degree. Freddie was a member of Indian Creek Baptist Church in Stone Mountain where he served as the Treasure and a Deacon for over 40 years. He had been attending Zion Baptist Church since his move to Covington. He loved cooking, attending Atlanta Falcons football games, and going to the beach. Freddie is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Carolyn Fuss Freeman of Covington, daughters and sons-in-law, Vicki and Russell Foskey of Covington, Gina and Johnny Carter of Snellville, Amy and Kevin Reach of Loganville, son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Nancy Freeman of Oxford, brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Judy Freeman of Sugar Hill, sister, Martha Ann Sewell of Grayson, grandchildren, Grant (Brittany) Carter, Kara (Taft) Hooks, Amanda (Brian) Andrews, Lance Foskey, Adam Foskey, Laurel Freeman, Bryce Freeman, Brooke Reach, Bailey Reach, great-grandchildren, Graham Carter, Brooks Carter, Hollis Carter, Hayden Carter, Southerly Hooks, Copelan Hooks, several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services for Mr. Freeman will be held Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 11:00 am at Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Sam Davis, Rev. Reese Sanders, and Rev. Herman Hood officiating. Interment will follow at Floral Hill Memory Gardens in Tucker, GA. The family will receive friends at Wheeler Funeral Home, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm and at Zion Baptist Church, Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 10 am – 11 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Abbey Hospice, 215 Azalea Court, Social Circle, GA 30025; Shriners Children’s Hospital at www.shrinershospitalforchildren.org, or ALS Foundation at www.alsa.org. Guests may send condolences to www.wheelerfuneralhome.com . Wheeler Funeral Home 11405 Brown Bridge Rd. Covington, GA 30016 (770) 786-7111.
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