Joseph Freeman III was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana on May 4, 1946 to Joseph Freeman II and Audrey (Pollock) Martin.
On August 28, 1972, Joseph married his lovely wife, Raynell A Taylor. In January 1978 he relocated the family to Indianapolis, Indiana.
Joseph worked as a cement finisher as an independent contractor and with the local union.
He loved spending time doing landscaping, gardening, working as a mechanic, cooking and working with leather. He also loved spending time with family, especially his children and grandsons.
Joseph was a quiet man of faith. He would want to be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather. Joseph was always present and a provider for his family. May he rest in eternal peace.
Joseph Freeman III passed away on Tuesday December 13, 2022 at the age of 76. His parents, Joseph Freeman II and Audrey Martin; son, Joseph Freeman IV; sister, Gladys Coleman Baptiste; sister-in-law, Shelia Martin; his dog, Pebbles Marie Freeman and grand dog, Max Jerome Hill, all preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife, Raynell A. Freeman; children: Kimberly S. Hill (Donn) and Jodie Little; grandchildren: Donn D. Hill, Joseph Freeman V, JaRoy A. Little Jr. and Jalen C. Little; siblings: Wilbert Freeman Sr. (Joycelyn), Arlene Prince Johnson, John D. Martin, Daniel Martin Sr. (Jeanette), Joan M. Mullen, Margaret M. Johnson, Audrey M. Allen (Wallace III), Alex Martin and Patricia Martin; grand dog, Zoe Marie Little; a host of nieces, nephews, loving family and friends.