Let the family know you care by sharing this tribute.
Jimmy Darrell Freeman, age 84, of Salisbury went to be with the Lord on November 12, 2015 at the North Carolina State Veterans Home in Salisbury.
Mr. Freeman was born July 28, 1931, in High Point to the late Lawrence M. Freeman and Alice Byrd Freeman. After graduating from High Point High School, he entered the US Navy in 1950 serving as a Gunner’s Mate during the Korean War. Later, he was Superintendent of Transmission Lines with Duke Energy, retiring after 38 years. Mr. Freeman was also a long time member of Calvary Baptist Tabernacle in Salisbury.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Freeman was preceded in death by five sisters and three brothers. Those to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 61 years, Peggy Traughber Freeman; four children- Andrea (Kelly) Gordy, Tamsby (Tim) Swinson, Russ (Wendy) Freeman and Wayne (Diane) Freeman; twelve grandchildren- Jimmy Freeman, Joy Freeman, Jake Freeman, Holly Freeman Maxwell, Eli Freeman, Ike Freeman, Caleb Swinson, Jonah Swinson, Callie Gordy Schultz, Mark Gordy, Heather Gordy and Luke Gordy; and two great grandchildren- Piper and Salem Maxwell.
Arrangements: A visitation is scheduled for Saturday, November 14, at 1:00 to 2:00 at Calvary Baptist Tabernacle and a memorial service at 2:00 also held at Calvary Baptist Tabernacle, 3760 Stokes Ferry Rd, Salisbury, with Dr. Steve Holshouser officiating.
Carolina Cremation is honored to serve the Freeman family. Online condolences for the Freeman family may be left at www.carolinacremation.com