Robert O. Freeland, 90, of Terra Alta, (Freeland Settlement), died Sunday
Jan. 19, 2020, at home surrounded by family.
The son of the late Harland “Boots” and Lucy Parsons Freeland he was born April 16, 1929, in Kingwood.
He was a loyal life-time member of Freeland United Methodist Church where he was the lay leader for many years. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. He was an avid hunter and loved farming and gardening. He had the honor of being a FFA State Farmer. He enjoyed riding 4 wheelers and family gatherings were very important to him. Bob retired from Hopemont Farm as the farm manager with over 30 years’ service.
He is survived by two sons and spouses, David A. and Angie Freeland and Gary R. and Lisa Freeland, all of Terra Alta; a brother and spouse, Harland J. “Jim” and Harriet Freeland, of Terra Alta; four grandchildren, Jonathan Lewis (Nicole), Jay Lewis and fiancé Lori, Chelsea Freeland and fiancé Nathan, Aimee Lytle (Greg) and 10 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Dorothy J. Freeland on Sept. 16, 2019; two brothers, Don and Jennings Freeland; and a sister, Maxine Feather.
Family and friends will be received at the Arthur H. Wright Funeral Home, Terra Alta, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, and at the Trinity United Methodist Church from 10 a.m. on Wednesday until the 11 a.m. time of service with the Rev. Eric Beeman officiating. Burial will follow in the Terra Alta Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Preston County Honor Guard.