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Kenneth "Glenn" Freeman

March 9, 1941 — October 12, 2023


Kenneth "Glenn" Freeman


Kenneth “Glenn” Freeman, age 82, of Gautier, MS passed away at his home on Thursday, October 12, 2023.

Glenn was born in Belle Chase, LA on March 9, 1941, to Mildred E. and Arthur W. Freeman. He was the Valedictorian of his class at Belle Chase High School. Glenn received a Bachelor of Electrical and Engineering from LSU and a Master’s of Electrical and Engineering from NYU. He was a department head of software for Bell Labs until his early retirement after the break-up of AT&T. Glenn then formed his own company, Opticor, and did much work for the government in computer software. He enjoyed vacationing with his children and went on numerous cruises with his wife of over 60 years.

Glenn was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Alice V. Freeman; sister, Margery Beth Freeman; and daughter, Paula L. Freeman.

Survivors include his children, Donna E. Williams, David A. Freeman, Keith E. Freeman, and Duane S. Freeman; 11 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 15, 2023, at the Ocean Springs Chapel of Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home.

The family is extremely grateful for the services provided by Gentiva Hospice of Lucedale, MS for both their mother and father. Please consider a donation to Geniva Hospice in lieu of flowers.

The Ocean Springs Chapel of Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the Freeman family.

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Sunday, October 15, 2023

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