R. Freeman Lollar, 83 of Cookeville, Tennessee passed from this life with his loved ones by his side on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at his home.
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Freeman was born Tuesday, May 7, 1935, in Baxter, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Charlie "Haskell" Lollar and the late Maggie Oscia (Lamb) Bryant.
Freeman was a wonderful son and husband, loving dad, doting grandpa, and great grandpa. Freeman was a self-employed landscaper for most of his life and designed and created works of art at his client's homes. After retirement, he went to work for UCARTS driving for their SOS division where he would take individuals to various appointments. During the time spent with these individuals, it allowed him time to speak with them about his Savior and led many people to Christ through his life and testimony. Freeman loved to sing gospel and often sang in various places with his two children, Cher and Ronnie, and great-granddaughter, Katelyn. Freeman was a charter member of New Beginning Assembly of God where he served as a deacon for many years. He was a great Christian man. Freeman will be greatly missed.
Freeman is survived by;
Wife of 66 years: Anne Elizabeth (Booth) Lollar
3 Children: Cheryl and Patrick Daly
Ralph and Marie Lollar
Ron and Viann Lollar
13 Grandchildren: Crystal, David, Jennifer, Sally, Jeremy, Russell, Nicole, Julia, Ronnie, April, Amanda, Patrick, and Keven.
Sister: Rowena Lacy
Aunt: Claudine Harp
Special "Sister": Betty "Lolly" Hartzell
In addition to his parents, Freeman was preceded in death by 3 daughters, Brenda and Cindy Lollar, and Susan Raines; Great-Granddaughter, Lexus Raines and Son-in-law, Frank Raines.
Funeral services for R. Freeman Lollar will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, from the chapel of Crest Lawn Funeral Home with Bro. Myron Greer officiating. Burial will follow in the Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, and Wednesday, December 5, 2018, from 9:00 am until time of services at Crest Lawn Funeral Home.