Mr. Joseph Carey “Joe” Freeman, age 66, entered into rest on Friday, March 11, 2022 with his loving wife by his side. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Monday, March 14, 2022 at Pine Grove Baptist Church Chapel by Kenneth Stafford with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will greet friends following the committal service in the Chapel of Pine Grove Baptist Church.
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Mr. Freeman was born August 30, 1955 in Chesterfield, SC a son of the late Carey Franklin and Nevelyn Eddins Freeman. He was a 1974 graduate of Chesterfield High School and a graduate of Francis Marion University. Mr. Freeman was a retired Financial Director with the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs with over 25 years of service. He was a former member of Pine Grove Baptist Church and Zoar United Methodist Church both. Joe enjoyed cooking and catering for family events and working in his flower beds keeping his yards immaculate. He had a special place in his heart for his beloved animals.
In addition to his parents, Joe was also preceded in death by his sister, Annelle Freeman Demby; brothers, Thomas, David Harold, and Emsley “Tunnie” Freeman; and sister-in-law, Bobby Freeman.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 41 years, Alice Parker Freeman; sisters-in-law, Donna Freeman of Chesterfield, SC, and Annie Freeman of Pageland, SC; special friends, Brenda Gibson, and Frances Barber both of Florence, SC; numerous nieces and nephews; and his special fur-baby, “Roxy.”
Memorials may be made to the SPCA Humane Organization, 1140 S Guignard Dr, Sumter, SC 29150; Pine Grove Baptist Church, 293 Zoar Road, Chesterfield, SC 29709, or to Zoar United Methodist Church, c/o Debbie Foote, 2472 Zoar Road, Cheraw, SC 29520.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield, SC (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) is serving the Freeman family.