ALBANY -- Paul William Freeman, 80, of Leesburg, GA, died Monday, December 31, 2012 at Carl A. Vinson Nursing Center in Dublin, GA. Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Faith Baptist Church. Rev. Jerry K. Deans will officiate. Interment will be in Floral Memory Gardens Cemetery at a later date.

A native of Kirkland, IN, Mr. Freeman had resided in Albany, GA. since 1975 moving from Indiana. He was a graduate of Jackson High School, a veteran of the Korean War and the Vietnam War era serving in the Army and taught electronics while in the Army. He was retired from Sears in contract sales and a member of Faith Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by a son, Richard Freeman and a step-son, Allen Norris.

Survivors include his wife, Lenora Moody Freeman, Leesburg, GA, a son, Donald F. Freeman (Maria), Orlando, FL, a daughter, Paula Ann McGee (Tommy), Albany, GA, a step-daughter, Janis Pierce (Gene), Leesburg, GA, three step-sons, Larry Norris (Tracy), Millbrook, AL, Mac Norris (Sheila), Seale, AL, Carey Norris (Wanda), Troy, AL, step-daughter-in-law, Jolynn Norris, Ozark, AL, a brother, Lloyd Freeman, Jr., Indianapolis, IN, a sister, Phyllis Ann Hittle, Westfield, IN, four grandchildren, Donnie Freeman, Orlando, FL, April Rogers, Albany, GA, Christy Holliday, Signal Mountain, TN, Andrew Freeman, Orlando, FL, numerous step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers those desiring may make memorials to, Albany Community Hospice, 320 Foundation Lane, Albany, GA, 31707 or The Gideons International, Camp U 10010 - Albany West, P.O. Box 72341, Albany, GA, 31708-2341.

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