BRISTOLVILLE, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Raymond L. Freeman, 82, of Bristolville, died Wednesday evening, June 16, 2021, at Community Skilled Nursing Center in Warren.
He was born January 31, 1939, in Logan, Ohio, a son of the late Delbert R. and Maxine D. (Appleman) Freeman.
Ray was employed as an electrical maintenance leader for the former Copperweld Steel Corporation in Warren for many years, prior to retiring.
He married the former Mary Brooker on November 23, 1974. They shared 46 years of marriage and many happy memories together. She survives him.
Besides his wife, Ray is survived by two children, Eric Freeman of Memphis, Tennessee and Sherri (Paul) Mayoros of Garrettsville. He also leaves behind a stepson, William Brooker of Cortland; two brothers, Alan (Loria) Freeman of Southington and Douglas A. Freeman of Logan, Ohio; a sister, Pam (David) Bennett of North Carolina; four grandchildren, Natalie (BJ) Buie, Camille (Ian) Chiodo, Daphne (Jason) Walker and Mason Mayoros and two great-grandsons, Nolan and Nicholas.
In addition to his parents, Ray was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Nancy Lee Brooker and a sister, Dolores Hershberger.
In keeping with Ray’s wishes there will be no funeral services or calling hours.
A private graveside service will be held at a later date at the Sager Memorial Cemetery, Bristolville.
In lieu of flowers material contributions can be made to the Bristolville Church of the Brethren or Crossroads Hospice, in Ray’s memory.
Arrangements for Mr. Freeman are being provided by the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home, 533 North Park Avenue, Warren. Condolences can be sent by visiting www.carlwhall.com.
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