Freeman Richie Jr.

Freeman "Wish Bone" Richie Jr., 60, passed away on March 15, 2014 in Chattanooga. He earned GED and cosmetology license. He was also a Vietnam War Veteran, serving in the Marine Corp. He was a member of Alton Park Church of Christ. He worked as a hair stylist at Chic Beauty Salon. Survivors include his wife, Martha Richie; mother, Corine Johnson; brothers, Willie Jo, Johnnie (Samantha), Billy, Michael and Hosea Richie; aunt, Henrietta Bell; stepsons, Alston (Shlyonda) and Adrain Toran; a host of other relatives and friends. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 24, 2014, at Alton Park Church of Christ with Brother Phillip Henderson officiating. Interment at 12:30 p.m. National Cemetery. The body will lie in state after noon today at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.

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