Lynn Grant Freerof Maumelle, AR, 1934 - 2014
Lynn Grant Freer, 79, of Maumelle, Arkansas, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 19, 2014, in Little Rock, Arkansas. Lynn was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, and has lived in central Arkansas since 1989. He was an active member of Christ the King Catholic Church.
Lynn was preceded in death by his wife of 27 years, Rita McGill Freer. He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Margaret Mitchell freeman Freer; daughter, Anita freer Sacrey and husband John of Benton, Arkansas; two stepsons, Thomas Freeman and wife Diane of little rock and Phillip Freeman and wife Alison Dwyer or Decorah, Iowa; five grandchildren, Aaron Freeman of little rock, Shannon Freeman of Denver Colorado, Ryan Freeman of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Connor Freeman and Mackenzie Freeman, both of Decorah, Iowa; and cherished dog, Missy.
Lynn had a 40-year career with the Union Pacific Railroad as an accounting and budget manager for the shops in Omaha and north Platte, Nebraska; Cheyenne, Wyoming; and north Little Rock, Arkansas. He retired in 1992 and then began a 15 year career of volunteerism with organizations such as meals on wheels and St. Vincent Hospital. He was known for having a wonderful sense of humor and for being a gifted pianist and accordion player.
A rosary service will be held at Christ the King Catholic Church on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at Christ the King Catholic Church with Msgr. Frances I. Malone, Celebrant. Lynn will be laid to rest at Calvary cemetery in Omaha, Nebraska. Memorials may be made to Carelink in North Little Rock, Arkansas, or Christ the King Catholic Church in Little Rock, Arkansas. To sign the online guestbook, go to www.griffinleggetthealeyroth.com.
Published January 21, 2014
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Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth
5800 West 12th Street, Little Rock, AR