Mr. James Willie Freeman was born January 25, 1956 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Freeman, Jr. of Raymond, MS. His life ended unexpectantly on May 6, 2016.
James attended Raymond High School in Raymond, MS and later attended Mississippi State University in Starkville, MS. He gave his life to Christ at an early age where joined Belmont Church under the leadership of Dr. M. K. Nelson.
James was employed at Republic Services, where he thoroughly enjoyed his work, caring and treating his coworkers and the public as his extended family.
Mr. James Willie Freemen was preceded in death by his father Mr. Charlie Freeman, Jr., his mother Mrs. Fannie Mae Freeman, his brothers Charlie Freeman III and Gideon Freeman.
He leaves to cherish his memories: a loving wife Shirley A. Freeman; three children, Derrick, Eric and Tiffany; one step-son, Tamarion Freeman; two grandchildren, Makiyah and Derrick, Jr.; four sisters, Bertha Young, Bessie Thomas, Elnora (L. V.) Myles, and Fannie (Dell) Harper; three brothers, George (Tracy) Freeman, Lenal Freeman, and Gary Freeman; sister-in-law, Velma Lewis; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.