BURLINGTON - Tommy Albert "Pete" Freeman, 75, passed away Monday, April 7, 2014, at his home.
A native of Montgomery County, he was born to the late Cecil Clarence and Hazel Irene Wall Freeman and was the husband of 23 years to Pamela Joanne Baggett Freeman of the home.
Pete was a Korean War
veteran, serving in the U.S. Army
. He was employed with CKS Packaging Inc. and was of the Baptist faith. Pete was an avid NASCAR fan and enjoyed bass fishing, entering many bass fishing tournaments. He was a terrific father, grandfather, great-grandfather and was a loving husband.
Survivors include his wife of the home; daughters, Susan Harris and husband Larry of Haw River, Donna Lewis and husband Richard of McBee, S.C., Pamela Duffy and friend Dan of Greensboro, Rebecca Nance and husband Damon of Mebane and Paulette Norton of Burlington; son, Clarence "Spanky" Freeman and wife Laura of Seagrove, N.C.; 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Oakhill Community Church, formerly Faith Tabernacle Baptist Church, by the Rev. Matthew L. Whitlow and the Rev. Jeff McCann with the inurnment to follow at Alamance Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the daughter's, Susan's, home, 2396 Freshwater Road, Haw River.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215 or to the
, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.
You may sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com