He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife: Linda Freels; sons: Michael Freels, of the Nashville area, Josh Freels, Dustin Freels and Scott Freels, all of Speedwell; sisters: Wilma Money of Georgia, Trish Barnes of Ohio; brothers: Alvin, Roy and Jerry Freels all of Ohio; special father and mother-in-law: Jerry and Peggy of Speedwell; special friends: Charlie and Ruth Robertson of Speedwell and Reed and Reda Harmon of Middlesboro, Ky.
Funeral services were Thursday, May 10 at 8 p.m. at Reece Valley Chapel with Rev. Johnathan Hendrickson and Benny Hackler officiating. Music by the Visionaires. Burial in the Freels Family Cemetery.
Nephews served as pallbearers.
Reece Funeral Home and Valley Chapel in charge 869-3651 or www.reecefh.com