James A. Freeman, 77, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, of Hixson went to be with his Lord Monday, October 7, 2019. He was a born again Christian, who loved to share his faith. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wallace and Ruth Freeman; and a grandson Austin Blackwell. Mr. Freeman was a member of Dallas Bay Baptist Church. He was a DuPont retiree and he drove a bus for a short time. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Betty Freeman; children, Daryl (Charlotte) Freeman, David (Mitzi) Freeman, and Leann Blackwell; grandchildren, Sandy (Adam), Scott (Ashley), Cody Watts, Shay (Cody), Molly (Gavin), and Lille (Troy); great grandchildren, Mason, Ava, and Reagan; sister, Eloise Patterson; and a brother, Robert Freeman. The family will receive friends at Dallas Bay Baptist Church from 9-2:30 Thursday, October 10. Funeral services will follow at 2:30 at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Dallas Bay Baptist Church, 8305 Daisy Dallas Rd. Hixson, TN 37343; or Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Dr, Chattanooga, TN 37416. Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.