Billy Winston Freeman Sr.

Published 12:01 am Thursday, June 18, 2015

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Dec. 12, 1937 – June 16, 2015

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NATCHEZ — Graveside services for Billy Winston Freeman Sr., 77, of Natchez, who died Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at Merit Health Natchez Community Campus, will be at 1 p.m. today at the Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Bo Swilley officiating.

Burial will follow under the direction Laird Funeral Home.

Visitation will be at 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Mr. Freeman was born Dec. 12, 1937, in Auburn, the son of John Henry Freeman and Georgia Anne Allred Freeman.

He was an avid fisherman and loved his grandchildren, coaching baseball and gardening.

Mr. Freeman was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Margaret I. Freeman; two brothers, Roy and Gordon Freeman; one sister, Bobbie Nell Smith; and one grandchild, Nicole Bullen.

Survivors include his six children: Billy W. Freeman Jr. and wife, Marcine, of Morton, Gregory “Gigi” Freeman and wife, Jennifer, of Vidalia, Rebecca Causey, Travis E. Freeman and wife, Krys, Morgan L. Freeman and Meagan E. Freeman, all of Natchez; eight grandchildren, Chad Ray, Dylan Knapp, Conner Freeman, Sarah Freeman, Anne Bullen, Haley Freeman, Tyler Freeman and Katye Freeman.

Pallbearers will be Billy W. Freeman Jr., Gregory Freeman, Travis Freeman, Tyler Freeman, Dylan Knapp and Conner Freeman.

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