James W Freeman
January 12, 1948 – May 26, 2018
James W. Freeman, Jr., age 70, widower of the late Joyce H. Freeman, passed away on Saturday, May 26, 2018.
Born in Jackson, Mississippi, he was a son of the late James W. Freeman, Sr. and Nina Margaret Price Freeman. Mr. Freeman studied Psychology, Sociology, and Health Administration at Mississippi State University. He retired from Shriners Hospital for Children as the Director of Respiratory Therapy in 2009 and was the former Director of Anesthesia Support Services at UTMB in Galveston, Texas. Mr. Freeman was a member of Seacoast Church and was an active volunteer in their Kidcoast and Youth Programs. His accomplishments aren’t on plaques or documents but in how he touched others.
Mr. Freeman is survived by three children, Angela Rinehart and husband Jeff, Brandon Freeman and wife Alison, and Tara Hughes and husband Robbie; four grandchildren, Natalie Freeman, Madison Hughes, Luke Rinehart, and Chase Freeman; and a sister, Gina Rutherford.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 10:00 AM in the chapel of Mackey Funerals & Cremations at Woodlawn Memorial Park, 1 Pine Knoll Drive, Greenville, SC 29609. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 W Faris Rd, Greenville, SC 29605.
- Visitation Wednesday, May 30, 2018
- Memorial Service Thursday, May 31, 2018
James W Freeman
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