CPT Edward Y. Freeman was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 12/20/2012 at the age of 71.1
Broadway, NC
Flight Classes 70-16 and 70-14
Date of Birth 11/18/1941
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: Mr. Edward Young Freeman, 71, of Broadway, N.C, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at E. Carlton Powell Hospice Center in Lillington, North Carolina.

Mr. Freeman was born on Nov. 18, 1941, in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Lillian A. Sullivan Freeman and Charles Edward Freeman . In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two sons, Eddie Jr. and Brian Freeman.

He served his country in the U. S. Army. Ed served two tours in the Vietnam War as a Lieutenant and Captain where he served as a helicopter pilot. He was a hard worker who retired from Food Lion as a store manager. Ed was a loving father, husband, brother, and uncle.

He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Mess Freeman. He is also survived by his sister, Anne Smeal and husband Glenn Sr. of Holly Springs. He was loved by two nieces and two nephews and seven great-nieces and nephews.

A private Memorial Service will be held for the family. There will be no visitation.

Memorials may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 6931 Arlington Road, Suite 200, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Condolences may be made at

Arrangements by Bridges Cameron Funeral Home.

Online condolences at

Published in the Wilmington Star-News from December 23 to December 24, 2012

This information was last updated 06/04/2012

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