Jan Freeman


Jan David Freeman, 54, of Columbus, died at 2:08 p.m. Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at his home.

Jan was born October 18, 1962, in Columbus to Clifford D. and Lillian R. Cooprider Freeman.

Jan was a graduate of Columbus High School. He was a longtime employee at Cosco Inc. and was a member of the National Rifle Association. An outdoorsman, Jan enjoyed his family and friends and was an animal lover.

Survivors include his sister, Shirley M. Stroud of Fort Worth, Texas; brothers, Jerry (Judith) Freeman of Columbus and Terry (Lettie) Freeman of Columbus; and several nieces and nephews.

Jan was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Donald Ray Freeman; and his brother-in-law, Steve Stroud.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Jonathan Moore Pike with the Rev. John Carr officiating. Family and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday and from 10 a.m. until service time Tuesday. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bartholomew County Humane Society.

Online condolences and special memories may be shared with the Freeman family at barkesweaverglick.com.