Russell Eugene Freeman

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Russell Eugene Freeman, 83, of Fairmont, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2019, at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. He was born in Fairmont on July 10, 1935, a son of the late Robert A. and Rosetta C. (Curry) Freeman.

Russell was self-employed, working as a cab driver and house painter. He will be remembered for his love of checkers, flea markets, and doing odd jobs around the house, but most of all as a loving husband and father.

Russell is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Flora (Martin) Freeman.
He is survived by his sons: Jack Eddy (Donna), of Fairmont, Michael Andrew Martin, of Clarksburg, and Russell E. Yost, of Monongah; daughters: Roberta Sleeth (Kevin), of Florida, and Karen Sue Yost; and brother, James Edward Freeman, of Fairmont.

Russell is also survived by ten grandchildren: Jessica Martin, Judy Martin, Laken Martin, Gregory Yost, Kevin Sleeth Jr. (Samantha), Joshua Ray Sleeth, Twyla Sleeth, Andrew Adam Eddy, Rebecca Lynn LeMasters, and Christopher Eddy.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home.

Family and friends are welcome to call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont on Thursday, May 16, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., with services starting at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Reverend Ronald Yoder officiating. Interment will follow at Grove Cemetery at Tower Hill in Monongah with Full Military Honors conducted by the Marion County Veterans Council Honor Guard.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family online at www.carpenterandford.com.
Published on May 14, 2019
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Tammy Storms Pete's friend
May 16, 2019
So sorry for your loss. I will lifting you up in prayer.