Freeman, Larry "Tree Top" (Riceville)

Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Larry “TreeTop” Freeman, 53, of Riceville, TN, passed away Saturday, August 30, 2014, at a Chattanooga hospital.
 
Born in Schweinfurt, Germany, he had lived in McMinn County the past 10 years and was of the Baptist faith. He was an avid NASCAR fan , enjoyed working on his 1967 Ford Fairlane, and especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
 
He is survived by his life partner, Joyce Grady of Riceville; sons, J.D.Wolf of Okeechobee, FL, Wendell Wolf of Etowah, Lorenz Freeman and Freddie Freeman both of Monroe County; parents, James and Hanne Lore Freeman of Etowah; sister, Cheryl Freeman of Etowah; nieces, Kately Yates, Hanna Colon and Courtney Colon all of Etowah; special friends, Mike Cross, Charles Burris, Seth Scott and Sam Goins; and several other extended family members and friends.
The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, September 4, at Serenity Funeral Home, who has charge of the arrangements.

Service and Interment will be private. 

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