Life Story / Obituary
David Freeland, age 84, transitioned from this life to his heavenly home on October 29th, 2017. Dear brother of Tom Freeland and sister Mary Maund.. Father of Donna, Darlene, David, Lorie, and Jeff. Grandfather of Kayla, Lexie and Lily. David was very active in his community, belonging to the Elks Club, Rotary Club and the VFW. He volunteered for the Salvation Army and Haywood Hospital. David was an Army veteran who served in the Korean War. In his earlier years he was a salesman for Buco which manufactured motorcycle helmets. His career path led him to become an entrepreneur and inventor of foam which was used for shoes and football helmets where he became very successful. He was loved by many in Florida, North Carolina and Michigan. He will be greatly missed. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 24, from 2-4pm at Neely-Turowski Funeral Home, 30200 Five Mile Road (Between Middlebelt and Merriman), with a funeral service starting at 4pm. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the American Lung Association.