Louie “Lou” Leon Freeman, a long time Sasakwa resident, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020, at Heritage Village Nursing Home in Holdenville at the age of 87.
Lou was born March 22, 1933 in Sasakwa, Oklahoma to Charles Napoleon Freeman and Freda Victoria (Cathey) Freeman. He graduated from Sasakwa Public School. Lou served in the US Army during the Korean War. Lou was a oilfield engineer and was self-employed in the oilfield industry. He was a member of Harvest Time Church. He enjoyed telling jokes and was an avid Domino player. He loved spending time with family and friends. Lou loved tootsie pops!
Lou was preceded in death by his parents and brother Russell Freeman.
He is survived by brothers Jimmie Freeman and wife Patricia of Sasakwa, Johnny Freeman of Sasakwa, Benny Freeman and wife Mary Lou of Jonesboro, Arkansas; sister Lucille Gravlee of Enid; and double cousin Margie Hernandez of Wewoka. Lou is also survived by numerous other relatives and friends.
Special thanks to Cheri Brown with Heritage Village Nursing Home.
Funeral service was 2:00 pm Monday, July 27 th , at Harvest Time Church with Pastor Gail Beck officiating with Johnny Massad, Pastor Jimmie Freeman and Aaron Finney assisting. Interment followed at Holdenville Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Hiram Roulston, Victor Johnson, Gene Choate, Dexter Postoak, Bobby Dupree and Rob Colbert. Honorary pallbearers are Ronnie Cherry, Ron Hardwick, Vernon Lane, Wes Higgins, Dustin Elkins, Jimmy Joe Harjo, Kale Smith Tim Brady, James Marsh, Abe Davis, Bo Johnson, Mark Gravlee and Mitchell Cargill.
Services were under the direction of Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home in Holdenville, Oklahoma.