John P. Freeman, 77, of Greenfield, died at 5:50 p.m. on Monday, January 3, 2022, at Hospice of Dayton. He was born on Saturday, February 26, 1944, in Cincinnati, the son of the late Clarence W. and Eileen Stiens Freeman. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Charlotte I. Schakler.
He is survived by his four daughters, Linda (Dan) Akers of Leesburg, Colleen Freeman of Batavia, Mary Jackson of Leesburg and Kim (David) Bedinghaus of Washington C.H., nine grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild, one sister, Anita Marie (Curt) Brewer of Hillsboro and one brother, James Albert Freeman of Hillsboro and many nieces and nephews. John was preceded in death by his daughter’s mother, Joyce Ann Freeman, one grandson, Jonathan Sturgill, one son-in-law, Mark T. Jackson, one nephew, Adam Hacker, three sisters, Edna Jean Freeman, Patricia Drennan and Margaret Ann Freeman.
John was a graduate of the Kings Mills High School. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and tinkering with small engines and repairing them. John built his own home for his family.
John will be cremated, and the family will have a celebration of his life later this year. The ANDERSON-EBRIGHT FUNERAL HOME, of Greenfield is serving the family.