Charles Filmore Freeman: Loris

    Charles Filmore Freeman of Loris passed away Thursday, Nov. 6 at his home following an illness. He was 84.
     Mr. Freeman was born on Feb. 10, 1930 in Green River Township, North Carolina, the son of Mr. William Edward Freeman and Mrs. Geneva Hart Freeman.
    Mr. Freeman served his country with courage and honor in the United States Air Force. After the military, he received his undergraduate degree from Furman University and his law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law. Mr. Freeman worked as an attorney and was the former President and Chairman of the Felburn Foundation, a philanthropic organization that made substantial contributions to the Loris Library, Loris Community Hospital, Coastal Carolina University and Horry Georgetown Technical College. In addition, the foundation provided generous financial support to a wide range of local and national causes as well as Campbell University, which awarded Mr. Freeman an honorary Doctor of Law degree in 2009. He was also a longtime member of Loris First Baptist Church and a dear friend to all who knew him.
    Mr. Freeman is survived by two brothers, Don Freeman and wife, Evangeline of Jamestown and Jack Freeman of Tryon, and one sister, Barbara Hunnicutt of Hendersonville; special friends, Kemp Floyd Jr., Dr. James and Shirley Craigie and Brenda Grant all of Loris, SC and many loving nieces and nephews.
    In addition to his parents, Mr. Freeman was predeceased by his wife, Charlotte “Lottaren” Prince Freeman; two sisters, Margaret Nicholson and Mary Jane Hearn; one sister-in-law, Mary Alice Freeman and one brother-in-law, Charles Hunnicutt.
    Visitation was planned from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at Hardwick Funeral Home in Loris.
    Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9 at Loris First Baptist Church with Dr. Jim Mezick officiating, with committal services following at Patterson Cemetery.
    A guest register is available here.

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