Let the memory of Robert be with us forever
  • 73 years old
  • Born on October 10, 1944 .
  • Passed away on June 10, 2018 in Dayton, Ohio, United States.

Service to be held at Mt. Enon Church 1501 W. Third St Dayton Oh, 45404. 10am Visitation 11am service. This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Robert Freeman 73 years old, born on October 10, 1944 and passed away on June 10, 2018. We will remember him forever.


In Lynch, Kentucky on the 18thof October, 1944 Robert C. Freeman was welcomed into the world by his parents James H. Freeman Sr. and Emma Lee Cranford-Freeman.

Chuck tapped his last toe and whistled his last tune at Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton at the age of 73 on Sunday June 10th, 2016

Chuck was a graduate of Lynch Colored School. Chuck was baptized at an early age at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church and then went on to become a member of Mt. Enon Baptist Church. After serving in the U.S Army he moved to Dayton, Ohio; retired from GM, attended Sinclair Community College, became a member of the Waldorf Lodge and accomplished his dream of opening his own club, The Blue Note (Chuck’s Jazz Lab). Up to his last years, he continued to play with a variety of bands and even went back to college to study music.

Chuck was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Sherry, and brother Delmar Freeman. Survived by, his wife, Beverly Freeman, daughter Nina Diouf, brothers, James Jr. and Willy Freeman, sisters, Bettye Reed, and Thelma Freeman, granddaughters, Khadidja and Samar Diouf , and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. 




Posted by Willie Freeman on 11th October 2018
Always love & understanding, You may be gone but you will always be in our hearts & on our minds.I think of you all the time & all .the fun times that we had. R I P
Posted by William Turner on 18th June 2018
Count Basie, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Billy Holiday, Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Art Tatum. ROBERT CHARLES "CHUCK" FREEMAN; now right up there with the greatest jazz artists. The beat goes on, my dear friend, muffled a bit without you. Hold me a seat in The Club.
Posted by Jeffrey Cranford on 18th June 2018
My condolences go out to the Freeman Family and Cranford family sorry for the loss of my cousin prayers going up for the family may he rest in peace he was a devoted father husband and friend to all who knew him he will be greatly missed and I mean greatly missed but never forgotten Chuck we love you my cousin go and be with the angels in heaven

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