Mr. Elbert "Kenny" Kennith Freeman, Jr., 65, of Ellijay, GA, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 31, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. Kenny was born in Meridian, Mississippi, on April 30, 1954, to the late Mr. Elbert Kennith Freeman Sr. and Mrs. Bertha Freeman Young.
Kenny had a career in sheet metal, working first for Damar before becoming part owner of Sheet Metal Components Inc. of Cartersville, GA. He enjoyed making pottery with his late wife, Gail. Kenny's other interests include rock tumbling, traveling, and woodworking. He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Kenny is preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Toni Gail Thaxton Freeman, and his parents.
He is survived by his sister, Joyce (Kermit) Carson, very special sister-in-law, Sherrell (Rodney) Wolfinger, very special friend, William (Lillian) Evans. Numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive to cherish Kenny's memory.
A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted in the chapel of Owen Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at four o'clock in the afternoon with the Rev. Roger Lanter officiating. Interment will follow on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at two o'clock Eastern Time at Lakeview Memorial Gardens, Phenix City, AL.
The family will receive friends at Owen Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, from two o'clock in the afternoon until the service hour at four.
Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to leave online condolences for the family.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, GA is honored to serve the family in this difficult time.