Bobby Cannie "Bob" Freeman, 91

Born: Tue., Apr. 10, 1928
Died: Fri., Sep. 13, 2019


5:30 PM to 7:00 PM, Mon., Sep. 16, 2019
Location: Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Tue., Sep. 17, 2019
Location: Cedar Grove Fellowship Church

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Mr. Bobby Cannie "Bob" Freeman, 91, of Bostic, died Friday, September 13, 2019 at Rutherford Regional Medical Center.
He was the son of the late Edgar Sr. and Maude Melton Freeman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Jack, E.G. Jr., Hubert, Wade, and Jim Freeman; and his sisters, Edith Freeman Toney and Emily Mae Walker. Bob had worked for many years at Logan Hardware, then Neely's Building Supplies, and retired from Henson Timber. He was a dedicated member of Cedar Grove United Methodist Church where he served for 61 years on various committees and as a trustee and church treasurer for nearly 40 years. He was a faithful servant of God. He was a Veteran of the US Army WW II Peace Keeping Forces in Japan. Bob helped raise many neighborhood children, and church children over the years and truly loved his neighbors. He loved gardening and kept an immaculate yard.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Lola Hutchins Freeman; special grandchildren, Jacob and Emma Penson, and Creed and Ranger Freeman; as well many nieces and nephews.
The Funeral will be conducted at 2:00 pm Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at Cedar Grove United Methodist Church. The Rev. Greg Dickens will officiate and there will be a Eulogy by Andy Price. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Military Rites rendered by the Rutherford County Honor Guard. Active Pallbearers are Larry Pope, Sonny Penson, Jacob Penson, Benson Freeman, Drake Johnson, Bobby Dotson, and Bryce Johnson. Honorary Pallbearers are Andy Price, Bobby Price, Norris Penson, Curtis Henderson, Jerry Toney, Creed Freeman, and Ranger Freeman.
The Visitation will be from 5:30 pm until 7 pm Monday at Washburn & Dorsey Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Rutherford Life Services, 230 Fairground Road, Spindale, NC 28160 or the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231.
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Luann Wall
   Posted Sat September 14, 2019
Im very sorry to hear about Bob. He will be greatly missed, he was a good christian and family man.

sue l Toms
   Posted Sun September 15, 2019
Lola, Know that I am thinking of you at this time . I know you were a happy couple all those years . Bob was a good man. & I love you. he will be missed.Sue

Mike and Alysa Jones
   Posted Sun September 15, 2019
We've just heard the news and are so very sorry. It was our great honor to know Bob.
The love that the two of you showed Emily and Andrew will never be forgotten.
Prayers for peace and comfort are being said for you.
Mike and Alysa Jones

Margaret McIntyre
   Posted Mon September 16, 2019
So sorry to learn about Bob passing away,he was avery special manwho will be greatly missed. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Love you Lola.47

Ruth Dawson
   Posted Wed September 18, 2019
Miss Lola, may the Lord bless you with all the many comforting memories of your beloved Bob. His love for you will never pass away.

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