Obituary Record

George William "Billy" Freeman
Died on 10/25/2020
Buried in Arlington Cemetery

printed in the October 30, 2020 Arlington Citizen, Arlington, Nebraska

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George William “Billy” Freeman III, 69, of Arlington, NE, passed away October 25, 2020, at his home.

George was born August 2, 1951, in Escalon, CA, raised by Bill and Jewel Fisher. Biological parents were George and Nettie Freeman.

He received his Associate Degree in Fire Analysis at Delta College in Stockton, CA.

George was a federal firefighter for many years residing in Stockton, CA. He moved to Colorado and Idaho for several years. In 2015, George moved to Arlington.

He married Jetta Morrison on September 3, 2016, in Arlington.

George was a member of the Fremont Airboat Club and VFW Post 8332 in Arlington.

He was an avid Nascar Fan and enjoyed collecting baseball cards. George was an expert in building houses in California, Colorado, and Idaho.

George is survived by his loving wife, Jetta (Freeman) Morrison of Arlington, NE; 2 children, Brandy (Todd) Synovec and Brett (Jessi) Freeman; grandchildren, Kyle Simpson of Fayetteville, AR, Kalynn (Ricky) Flagg of Okinawa, Japan, Kacee (Ghavin) Henson of Russellville, AR, Smantha, Lizzi, Andrew, Danille (Buggy) Freeman of Spokane Valley, WA, and Elesse and Zach Freeman both from Stockton, CA; great grandson, Scotty Simpson of Russellville, AR.

4 bonus children, Summer (Clay) Scott of North Bend, NE, Chad (Jessica) Morrison of Fremont, Jessica (Levi) Lamson of Fremont, and John (Ashley) Morrison of Arlington.

14 bonus grandchildren, Aaliyah, Preston, Berkly, Lila all from North Bend, NE, Hannah, Morgan, Ella from Fremont, Landon, Braylon, Boston from Fremont and Elizabeth, John, Dominic, Miranda from Arlington.

2 brothers, Roy Freeman of Empire, CA and Ray (Sandy) Freeman of Chowcilla, CA.

3 sisters, MaryEllen (Charlie) Williams of Phoenix, AZ, AbbyGail (Terry) Mounce of Merced, CA and Patsy (John) Belcher of Merced, CA; sister in law, Wanda Robertson of French Camp, CA.

Uncle, Galyon (Nancy) Freeman of Houston, TX; Aunt, Sherrie (Ray) Rossignol of Florida and several nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

Preceded in death by guardian parents, Bill and Jewel Fisher, parents, George and Nettie Freeman and birth mother, Betty Hayes; brother, Carrol Robertson; niece, Rene Welch; grandparents, George Washington and Annie Freeman.

The graveside service with military honors will be 4:15 PM, Friday, October 30, 2020, at Arlington Cemetery in Arlington, NE. Visitation with family receiving friends will be from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM at Reckmeyer – Moser Funeral home in Arlington.

~~~Obituary courtesy of the Nebraska Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Public Library, Blair, Nebraska~~~

FindaGrave # 217732187

Printed in the Arlington Citizen on 10/30/2020