Pastor Elijah B. Freeman, Jr. was born October 6, 1946, in John’s Island, South Carolina. He was the first-born son to Elijah B. and Ella York Freeman and third child of twelve siblings. On November 14, 2021, husband, father, friend, and fighter for freedom, justice, and equality, “EB”, laid down his heavy burden to rest with the Lord.
Pastor Freeman was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and a brother.
Pastor Freeman leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Delores B. Freeman and son, Dr. Steven C. Freeman-Muhammad (Dr. Maisha), six sisters and a brother along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other loving relatives and caring friends, all of whom will miss him dearly.
A Celebration of Life will be given at 9:30 am on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at the St. Paul Presbyterian Church, 309 Summit Avenue, High Point, NC. Family visitation from 9:00 am to 9:30 am. Burial will follow at the Memorial Gardens of Columbia, 9301 Wilson Blvd., Columbia, SC.
Pastor Freeman was the Founder, President and Executive Director of Dulatown Outreach Center, Inc. in Lenoir, NC (39 years of service to the community) and also pastored Dulatown Presbyterian Church for 13 years.