October 28, 1943 ~ December 5, 2011
Born in: Madison Co.,
Resided in: Leicester, NC
Kenneth Freeman, 68, of Potato Branch Rd., Leicester, died Monday, December 5, 2011, at the John F. Keever Hospice Solace Center. A native of Madison Co., he was a son of the late Charles and Violet Gentry Freeman. Mr. Freeman was retired from Square D after 43 years. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Iva Arrowood Freeman; sons Anthony Freeman and wife Sheila of Leicester, and Stevie Freeman of the home; grandsons Ryan, Michael, and Brandon Freeman, all of Leicester; and sisters Pansy Peele and husband Butch of Rocky Mtn., and Rose Steelman and husband Charles of Fletcher. A funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Leicester Baptist Church, with the Reverends Charles Rogers, Freddy Bishop, and Bobby Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. His family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. Memorials may be made to CarePartners Hospice, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.