Charles LeRoy Freeman

February 25, 1934May 1, 2020

Charles LeRoy Freeman, 86, of Watkinsville, passed away Friday, May 1, 2020.

Born in Rutherfordton, NC, Mr. Freeman was a son of the late George Freeman and Doris Blanton Freeman. He was a veteran of the United States Army and worked as a supervisor in the textile industry.

Survivors include children, Marc Freeman (Dolores) of Watkinsville, Jacki Payne (Randy) of Watkinsville, Aimee Lashley (Ken) of Bishop, Pat “Bud” Freeman (Tabitha) of Watkinsville and Mark Freeman of Milwaukee, WI; 14 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and his beloved dog, Moose.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516; online at

Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a memorial service will be held at a later date.


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William (Bill) Mayberry

May 17, 2020

Charlie was a character and a Real Man.
It was my honor to have known him for over 45 years.
I am better for it.

Gloria Lashley

May 6, 2020

Our memory of Charlie is as "Poppy," and the time and love he gave to his grandchildren.

Kim Ethridge

May 6, 2020

Aimee and family,

My sister heard about your loss and passed it on to me since I’m not on Facebook. I’m so sorry to hear about your dad’s passing. Know that you have been in my thoughts over the years, but particularly now.

Kim (Mann) Ethridge

Kenny Searcy

May 6, 2020

Marc, I’m sorry I couldn’t be around to know about your Dad. Glad you got to spend some time with him. He had some great kids!

John Kelley

May 5, 2020

Mark and family Janice and I were very sorry to here about your father’s passing. Our prayers are with you and the family.
John and Janice Kelley.