William Billy Edward Free

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William "Billy" Edward Free

  • Birth 6 Feb 1924 Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 18 Oct 2006 Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Belton, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 16569727


Obituary:
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.


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  • Created by: Helen Schmidt
  • Added: 9 Nov 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16569727
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William "Billy" Edward Free (6 Feb 1924–18 Oct 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16569727, citing Mud River Union Cemetery, Belton, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Helen Schmidt (contributor 46863291) .