Dr. Freeman passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at his home in Hopkinsville.
David Freeman grew up in Trigg County where he graduated from Trigg County High School in 1987. He then went to college at the University of Kentucky. After college, Dr. Freeman attended dental school at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry form 1991 – 1995. While in dental school, Dr. Freeman excelled and finished in the top 10 of his graduating class.
Following dental school, Dr. Freeman joined the United States Air Force where he served one year in an advanced education in general dentistry residency at Offut Air Force Base in Omaha, Neb. He then spent the next two years in the Air Force stationed at Warner-Robins Air Force Base in Warner-Robins, Ga. Since leaving the Air Force in 1998, Dr. Freeman has been practicing family dentistry and orthodontics in Cadiz.
He was active in the American Dental Association, the Kentucky Dental Association, as well as the West Central Dental Society. He was a member of New Work Fellowship in Hopkinsville, where he participated in their Haiti Missions Team. He was an avid tennis player that participated in the Pennyrile Area Tennis Association.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Sam Thomas and Ora Freeeman; maternal grandparents, Cline and Blue Belle Fowler.
Freeman is survived by his wife, Karla Cunningham Freeman of Hopkinsville; his parents, Ewing and Bonnie Freeman of Cadiz; one brother, Dr. Todd Freeman (and wife Dr. Joanna Freeman) of Cadiz; and two daughters, Kloe Patricia Danielle Freeman and Kelse Lois Scott Freeman, both of Hopkinsville.
Serving as active pallbearers were Scott Dodson, Dr. Todd Freeman, Steve Thomas, Bob Thomas, Dustin Thomas and Chase Thomas. Honorary pallbearers were the staff of Freeman Family Dentistry, Shannon Combs, Debbie Thomas, Genean Long, Michelle Moore, Amber P’Pool, Teresa Davidon, Jordan Mumma, Mona and Glenn Clampett, as well as Dr. Freeman’s dental community and fellow doctors.
Music was provided by Cayce Burks, Paul Goodman and Corey Thomas, as vocalist. Memorial contributions may be made to: Haiti Mission Fund, c/o New Work Fellowship, 5050 Canton Pike, Hopkinsville, KY 42240.