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Jack John Freeman, 99

Jack John Freeman, 99

HENDERSONVILLE: Jack John Freeman, 99, of Hendersonville, died on Monday, May 28, 2012 at his home.

A lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was born on October 5, 1912, to the late George M. Freeman and Emma Kate Edney Freeman. He was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Elsie Stepp Freeman. On February 12, 2012, they would have celebrated their 80th wedding Anniversary. They met in church and eloped to Greenville, SC when they were 19 years old. Their lifelong love is a legacy that will live forever in the hearts of the family.

He retired from Ecusta Paper Corporation after 25 years of service.

He is survived by his daughter, Ann Freeman; three sons, Jack Roland Freeman, Max Brant Freeman, and Roy Clifford Freeman; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; a brother, Rex B. Freeman; and a host of nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 3:00PM on Thursday, May 31, 2012 at Shepherd Memorial Park's Mausoleum Chapel with Pastor Ken Mason officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00PM until 8:00PM on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at the funeral home.

A register book is available online for family and friends by visiting

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.