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Robert C. “Bob” Freeny

Born: 11/19/1921

Died: 1/23/2004

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Robert Clay Freeny passed away on January 23, 2004, at the Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma, Durant. He was born November 19, 1921, in Freeny Valley, Bryan County, the son of Homer M. and Margaret (Griggs) Freeny and a descendant of Robert Clay Freeny and Sarah Ellis Freeny.

He married Margaret Elizabeth Hoffman on August 25, 1945, in Toms River, New Jersey. He moved back to Caddo, Oklahoma, after serving in the Marines during World War II at Pearl Harbor and worked as a drilling supervisor in the oilfield. He was a member of Caddo First United Methodist Church. He was a great supporter of the Jones Academy.

He was preceded in death by his father; brother, Keotah Freeny, and sister, Ida Lee Price.

Survivors include his mother; wife of Homer; sons, Andrew Freeny, Maricopa, California, and Keotah Freeny, Tehachapi, California; daughters, Barbara Ann Freeny, Sahuarita, Arizona, and Vivia Lock Artz, Taft, California; brother, Homer Michael Freeny II, Bakersfield, California; grandsons, Sean McLean and Ryan Artz, both of Bakersfield; many great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Robert C. 'Bob' Freeny