JEFFERSON - Robert “Bob” McElhannon Freeman, 97, Jefferson, entered into rest Thursday, November 5, 2020 following a brief illness.

Mr. Freeman was born in Jefferson, a son of the late Gus and Florence Lloyd Freeman, was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jefferson, a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII, a charter member of the Albert Gordon Post 56 of the American Legion, and a longtime member of the Jefferson Lions Club.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Freeman is preceded by all of his siblings; and his wife, Betty Hardy Freeman.

Survivors include a son, Bobby Freeman (Darla), Athens; grandson, Robby Freeman (Whitney), Athens; and two great-grandchildren, Finley Jane Freeman and Rob Freeman.

Graveside service: Monday, November 9, 2020 at 11 a.m. from the Woodbine Cemetery with Pastor Richard Dickson officiating.

Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia, 706-367-5467. Online condolences at

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