BILLIE DEAN FREEMAN

Bill Freeman was born September 13, 1934 to Harland and Doris (Jeanes) Freeman. He passed away November 3, 2018 at Mount Ayr Healthcare Center in Mount Ayr, Iowa.
Bill attended Blockton schools until his junior year when he transferred to Sheridan High School. He graduated from Sheridan in 1952.
Bill was united in marriage to Ruby Irene Hiatt on October 29, 1955. To this union one son; Danny Dean was born. Bill and Irene, along with Dan and family farmed until his health would no longer allow him to do so. Even after he was not able to go out and do the farming he loved to sit at the front window and watch the crops being planted and harvested.
Bill served in the United States Navy Reserves where he was an airplane mechanic. He was a member of American Legion Post #443 in Blockton for 26 years. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge. Bill was baptized into Blockton Christian Church on May 22, 1989.
Preceding Bill in death were his parents, Harland and Doris Freeman; and brother, Buddy Freeman.
Left to cherish his memory are wife, Irene, of Mount Ayr, Iowa; son, Dan, and wife, Barb, of Grant City, Missouri; grandson, Nick Freeman, (Suzi Anderson) of Maryville, Missouri; granddaughter, Alaina Freeman, (Cody Runde) of Ravenwood, Missouri; sister, Barbara Jean McAlister, of Chicago, Illinois, three nephews, Roger, Mike and Terry McAlister, and many friends.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November  8, 2018 at Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home in Grant City, Missouri with visitation one hour prior to service. Interment in Rose Hill Cemetery in Blockton, Iowa.

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