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DONALD AUBREY FREELAND

August 18, 1934 October 28, 2012
DONALD AUBREY FREELAND
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Donald Aubrey Freeland was born August 18, 1934 to the late Lillian Plater Freeland and Oliver Freeland in Parran, Maryland. He transitioned from this life to his eternal resting place Sunday, October 28, 2012 at Burnett-Calvert Hospice House in Prince Frederick, Maryland after a valiant battle with brain cancer for almost five years. He was a graduate of W.S. Sampson Brooks High School in 1951. He briefly attended Morgan State University where he ran track and field. He accepted Jesus Christ as his personal savior earlier in his life. He was a Master Barber/Stylist and worked at Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, DC, Andrews Air Force Base in Camp Springs, MD and for 27 years he managed Mr. T's Unisex Barbershop in Eastover Shopping Center in Oxon Hill, MD. He also taught at the Barbering school in Bladensburg, MD. He was a skilled carpenter, a gardener, a hunter, a boater and fisherman. He enjoyed listening to gospel music, and especially enjoyed songs by the Canton Spirituals and Lee Williams. Donald was a wonderful husband to his wife Thelma, a devoted father to his daughter, Tampatha and grand-daughter, Tamara. He was also fondly called PopPop by his other children, step-children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren who loved, admired and respected him. He is survived by one brother, Alvin Freeland, Sr. (Julia), and one sister, Myrtle Williams. He was preceded in death by sisters, Bernice Brooks and Alice Phelps and his brothers John and Russell Freeland. He is also survived by a host of special nieces, nephews, cousins and many close friends. Donald loved spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed entertaining and loved to play Spades. He was a wonderful man and leaves behind a great legacy. He would often end visits with family and friends by saying 'I enjoyed your company'.

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Visitation

Saturday

3

Nov

10:00 AM 11/3/2012 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/3/2012 11:00:00 AM
Sewell Funeral Home

1451 Dares Beach Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Sewell Funeral Home
1451 Dares Beach Road Prince Frederick 20678 MD
United States

Service

Saturday

3

Nov

11:00 AM 11/3/2012 11:00:00 AM
Sewell Funeral Home

1451 Dares Beach Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Sewell Funeral Home
1451 Dares Beach Road Prince Frederick 20678 MD
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Holland Cemetery Final Resting Place

Stinnett Road
Huntingtown, MD 20639

Stinnett Road Huntingtown 20639 MD
United States
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