|Birth: ||Feb. 6, 1924|
|Death: ||Oct. 18, 2006|
William "Billy" Edward Free, 82, died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006 at Belle Meade Nursing Home in Greenville.
Born in Muhlenberg County Feb. 6, 1924, he was a retired coal miner from the Pittsburg and Midway Coal Company. He was a Kentucky Colonel, lifetime member of V.F.W. in Greenville and loved spending time with his grandchildren. He was a World War II veteran, a P.O.W. and a Purple Heart recipient. He was a member of Mud River Union General Baptist Church in Belton.
Survivors include his wife, Lorene Hardison Free; two sons, Mitchell Free of Hopkinsville and Kelly (Sabrina) Free of Greenville; three grandchildren, William Aaron Free, Andrew Free and Rachel Free; a brother, G. W. Free of Louisville; and a sister, Rena Walker of Florida.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Oct. 21 at Mud River Union Baptist Church with the Rev. Brian Haire officiating. Burial followed in Mud River Union Cemetery in Belton. Tucker Beechmont Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Willie Wyatt Free (1890 - 1947)
Flora Etta McMillen Free (1900 - 1991)
Mud River Union Cemetery
Created by: Helen Schmidt
Record added: Nov 09, 2006
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