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Robert Franklin Freeman

May 7, 1922 - November 18, 2019

Robert Franklin Freeman, 97, of Port Charlotte, Florida died Monday, November 18, 2019 at Douglas T. Jacobson State Veterans Nursing Home in Port Charlotte.

Robert was born May 7, 1922 in Toledo, Ohio to the late Karl and Jessie Freeman. He was a retired mechanic for Rolls Royce, Inc. and moved to Port Charlotte in 1989 from Holiday, Florida. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and was stationed at Pearl Harbor transporting troops and supplies on Dec. 7, 1941 during the attack

He is survived by his loving family, a step-son, John J. (Loretta) Henson of Port Charlotte; a step-daughter, Bonnie (Paul) Venezia of Huntsville, AL; and 6 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Viola B. Freeman who died in 2013, and two step-sons, James Henson and Keith Henson.

Memorial services with military honors by a U.S. Navy Honor Guard will be held Saturday 2:00 PM December 7, 2019 at Roberson Funeral Chapel, 2151 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL 33948. Inurnment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Gardens in Port Charlotte.

Memorial contributions may be made to Tidewell Hospice, Inc, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238 or www.tidewellhospice.org

Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements by Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm

Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel

2151 Tamiami Trail
Port Charlotte, FL 33948

Memorial services with military honors by a U.S. Navy Honor Guard will be held Saturday 2:00 PM December 7, 2019 at Roberson Funeral Chapel, 2151 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL 33948.


Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019

Time: 2:45 pm

Restlawn Memorial Gardens

1380 Forrest Nelson Blvd.
Port Charlotte, FL 33952

Inurnment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Gardens in Port Charlotte.


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Tidewell Hospice, Philanthropy Department
5955 Rand Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34238.


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