Benjamin Hardy Freeman

November 7, 1940 - March 21, 2016
Benjamin Hardy Freeman

Benjamin Hardy Freeman, 75, of Hendersonville, passed away Monday, March 21, 2016.

He was a native of Henderson County and the son of the late Paul and Agnes Freeman. He was also preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Jack Ludolph.

Benjamin served in the U.S. Airforce for four years and retired from the Henderson County Sheriff’s Department. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Hendersonville.

He is survived by his wife, Kathy Freeman; daughters, Susan Freeman and Sherri Holbert and husband Rick; son, Mark Freeman and wife Emily; step-daughters, Laura Freeman and Allyson Myers and husband Graham; step-son, Eric Weaver and wife Evelyn; sister, Donna Ludolph; and nine grandchildren.

A memorial service will be 10:00 am, Thursday, March 24, 2016 in the Kirby Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Ralls officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office STAR Program (Sheriff’s Teaching Abuse Resistance), 100 North Grove St., Hendersonville, NC 28792. This program is being taught to Henderson County 5th graders by school Resource Deputies and school health nurses.

 

 


Service

Thursday, March 24, 2016
12:00 AM

Kirby Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home - Directions
125 Orr's Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

Visitation

Thursday, March 24, 2016
12:00 AM

Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home - Directions
125 Orrs Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • March 23, 2016
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  • March 23, 2016
    Vanessa Lynn Varney says:
    I will miss Hardy tremendously. He was such an important part of my life during a time in my life when I needed a good father figure to influence me & get me going on the right path. I will always love him & admire him for who he was....a great man. My condolences to the whole family. you will be in my thoughts & prayers.

  • March 23, 2016
    Clay Corn says:
    Sherri, Rick. I’m sorry to hear of Hardy’s passing, I had the privilege of knowing him over the years and I know he will be missed very much, my condolences to the family .

  • March 23, 2016
    Amber Snoddy says:
    Kathy and Family- I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for the Peace that surpasses all understanding will be with you during this extremely difficult time.

  • March 23, 2016
    Teresa Harris Blackburn says:
    Holding the Freeman family close in thought and prayer.