Richard Albert Freeman, 80, passed away peacefully on December 9, 2021 at home surrounded by his loved ones. He was born on December 12, 1940 in Louisa, Va to the late Susie Sharpe Gammon and Clayborn Freeman.
He was a renowned, self employed general contractor for over 50 years. He had a passion for helping people build their dream home.
He is proceeded in death by his parents, a sister Mildred Freeman Payton, and four brothers Willard Freeman, Sammy Gammon, Lee Gammon, and Lewis Gammon.
Richard is survived by his wife of 58 years Dorothy (Blondie) Freeman, a son Ricky Freeman and his wife Joan, a granddaughter Nicki Fox and her husband Joe, five precious great grandchildren Taylor, Devyn, Bailey, Peyton, and Jaxon Fox, as well as a brother Robert (Bobby) Gammon, nieces Peggy Hairfield, Robin Payton, Wanda Payton, and special family friend Charlene Matney
A beloved husband, father, and grandfather, he enjoyed spending his time with family, working, gardening, and tinkering with old vehicles.
Visitation will be held on Monday December 13 from 6-8pm at Woodward Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Tuesday December 14 at 2pm in the Woodward Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.