Donald "Don" R. Freeman
June 12, 1955 ‒ April 06, 2014
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Donald “Don” R. Freeman, age 58 of Ashley passed away at home early Sunday morning, April 6, 2014 surround by his loving family.
He was born on June 12, 1955 in New Smyrna Beach, Florida to the late Clarence Gilbert Jones and Janice (Nicholson) Jones of East Liverpool. For 31 years he was the owner/operator of Don’s Towing serving the surrounding Delaware Community and the local police departments.
He was a true car enthusiast, rebuilding numerous vintage and classic automobiles. A member of Grace Point Community Church, he also enjoyed playing softball. Don collected cigarette lighters, knifes, and china. He treasured time spent watching his children and grandchildren play sports and their activities with 4H. He also donated his time and trucks for Habitat for Humanity to haul walls of homes to their designated sites.
In addition to his mother, those left to cherish his memory include his beloved wife of 38 years Brenda (Fox); daughters Tabitha (Ryan) Carpenter of Columbus and Tracy (Dan) Yarnell of Delaware; son Terry (Bessie) Harpold of Salinesville; grandchildren Kaylee and Caleb Yarnell and Warren Carpenter; brother Arthur Jones of Marion; sisters Pauline (Kevin) Davidson of Portsmouth, VA and Saundra Hutchinson of Desha, Arkansas; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday April 9th from 1 – 3 pm and 5 – 7 pm at the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William Street at Valleyside Drive, Delaware. Celebration of Life services will follow at 7:00 pm with Pastor Terry Lewis officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Foundation at www.pancan.org or Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at www.jdrf.org or HomeReach Hospice, 561 W. Central Ave., Delaware, OH 43015
Condolences may be expressed to the family and memories may be shared by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com