CHAMPION, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Harold E. Freer, 83, of Champion, passed away early Easter Sunday morning, April 21, 2019, at Trumbull Regional Medical Center.
He was born October 5, 1935 in Warren, a son of Clyde P. and Anna (Moeschberger) Freer.
Harold was a 1953 graduate of Howland High School and was employed with General Motors in Lordstown for many years prior to retiring.
He was a veteran of the United States Army.
He married the former Bess L. Krieg on September 30, 1955. They shared 45 years of marriage and many happy memories together. She preceded him in death August 23, 2000.
Harold was a lifelong member of the First Assembly of God Church in Warren.
He was an avid sports fan and loved cheering for the Browns, Buckeyes and Indians.
He is survived by two children, Scott (Debbie) Freer of Champion and Kelly (Mike) Dorsten of Beavercreek. He also leaves behind five grandchildren, Alex (Sarah) Freer, Max and Carlie Freer and Amanda and Kyle Dorsten; two brothers, Floyd and Raymond Freer and a sister, Joan Saloff, all of Warren.
Besides his wife, Harold was preceded in death by a brother, Clyde Freer and three sisters, Florence Phillips, Marian Wilson and Ruth Skinner.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, 533 North Park Avenue, Warren, with Pastor James Dittmar officiating.
Friends may call one hour prior to services from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 24, at the funeral home.
Harold will be laid to rest next to his beloved wife in the Crown Hill Burial Park, Vienna.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that material contributions be made to the American Red Cross, 661 Mahoning Aveue NW, Warren, OH 44483, in his memory.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, April 23 at the following approximate times: 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.