FREEMAN, John Bryan- age 80 of Lebanon, Tn. passed away Monday June 4, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He is preceded in death by his parents, John Rich Freeman & Ida Mae Bryan Freeman; wife, Betty Bradford Freeman. Survived by his son, John Bradford(Dana) Freeman; daughter, Delaine Freeman (C.K.) Smith; grandchildren, Justin(Holly) Davis, Caitlin(Ryan) Birchfield, Kayla Freeman, Winston(Caroline) Davis, McClain (Andy) Cannon, Shelby Freeman & Matthew Freeman, C.K. Smith Jr.,Justin Smith, & Courtney Smith; great grandchildren, Anna Grace Davis, Carter Bryan Cannon, John Huxton Davis, Thatcher Reid Cannon, Fulton Gabriel Davis, & Hadley Elizabeth Davis; sister, Ann Freeman(Thomas)Terry; brother-in law, Thomas Lester(Polly) Bradford Jr.; nieces & nephews, Robert(Sharon) McGwier, Michael(Susan) McGwier, Dr. Bryan(Candace) McGwier, Hugh(Phoebe) Terry, James(Connie) Terry, Judy Bradford(David) Jones, Diane Bradford, Linda Bradford, & Tina Bradford(Charles) Moody,
Mr. Freeman was a 1955 graduate of Lebanon High School. He earned an Accounting degree from Middle Tennessee State University. He was a Marine veteran serving as Captain. He was a member of the College Hills Church of Christ where he was a former Deacon. Mr. Freeman was the owner of Auto Parts & Service serving Lebanon and several surrounding cities. He was a founding member & served on the Board of Directors for Wilson Bank & Trust for more than 31 years. He was a founding member of Hearthside Retirement Center, Past President of the Lebanon Jaycees & Lebanon Wilson Chamber of Commerce.
Visitation will be held on Thursday June 7th 4-8 p.m. in the College Hills Church of Christ. Visitation Friday June 8th 3-5 p.m. in the College Hills Church of Christ with funeral service to follow at 5:00 p.m. at the church. Bro. Johnny Markham & Mr. Randall Clemons with officiate the services. Interment, Wilson Co. Memorial Gardens. Active pallbearers, Justin Freeman Davis, Winston Freeman Davis, Matthew Thomas Freeman, Andy Cannon, Justin Smith & Ryan Birchfield. Honorary pallbearers, Directors, Officers, & Employees of Wilson Bank & Trust, former employees of Auto Parts & Service, Bryan family cousins, Freeman family cousins, Frankie's Breakfast Gang, Wayne Cooms, Tommy Knowles, Robert Dedman, Bo Ford, Grammar School Gang, Dr. Roger McKinney, Free Spirits Sunday School Class of College Hills Church of Christ, & his classmates from the L.H.S. Class of 1955. In lieu of flowers the family request contributions be made in Mr. Freeman's memory to, Hearthside Retirement Center, 215 N Castle Heights Ave., Lebanon, Tn. 37087, Wilson Co. Veteran's Plaza & Museum, 304 E. Main Street, Lebanon, Tn. 37087 or to Scholarship Funds to M.T.S.U or Cumberland University established in his name at any Wilson Bank & Trust location. PARTLOW FUNERAL CHAPEL(615) 444-7007 OBITUARY LINE (615) 444-7700.