Friday, April 19, 2024
59.3 F
Pawhuska
HomeCommunityObituariesRaymond Joseph “Joe” Freeman Obituary

Raymond Joseph “Joe” Freeman Obituary

Raymond Joseph “Joe” Freeman passed away on July 9, 2019, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, surrounded by his family. He was born to Marcell Louise West and Raymond Joseph Hill on January 18, 1956, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was a descendant of the West, Pryor and Hill families. Joe was a former Hominy District Drumkeeper. He was a member of the Bear clan and his Osage name is, Zhi ka ki hika, which means “Little Chief.”

Joe is survived by his wife of 42 years, Ann (Maker) Freeman of Hominy, daughters Arlandra and husband Matthew Gray of Skiatook, OK, Christina and husband Ross Mashunkashey of Pawhuska, and Whitney Freeman of Hominy. Grandchildren, Joseph, Makenzie, Mia and Michaela. Stepfather, Jess Freeman Jr. of Moore, OK. Sisters, Kimberly Freeman of Hominy, Susan Fletcher of Hominy, Belle Hill Wilson of Hominy, and Regina Hill of Hominy. Brother, Mitchell Freeman of Moore, OK. Along with numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, daughter Rachel Freeman, and sister Rosa Hill Pledger.

Joe worked for the Osage Nation as the Housing Director. Joe worked for the Nation for over 20 years.


By

Osage News


Original Publish Date: 2019-07-16 00:00:00

Author

  • Osage News Staff

    Stories that are not primarily written by an Osage News staff member will have a “Osage News” byline. These stories include press releases and other community content that was drafted by someone externally but reviewed and approved for publication by Osage News. As an independent news organization, we strive to report news and information with fairness and balance. While being the official news organization of the Osage Nation, we base our news judgements on our loyalties to our readers and Osage citizens, and we are not directly beholden to the Executive, Legislative, or Judicial branches of the Osage Nation.

Get the Osage News by email!

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

Osage News Staff
Osage News Staffhttps://osagenews.org
Stories that are not primarily written by an Osage News staff member will have a “Osage News” byline. These stories include press releases and other community content that was drafted by someone externally but reviewed and approved for publication by Osage News. As an independent news organization, we strive to report news and information with fairness and balance. While being the official news organization of the Osage Nation, we base our news judgements on our loyalties to our readers and Osage citizens, and we are not directly beholden to the Executive, Legislative, or Judicial branches of the Osage Nation.
RELATED ARTICLES

In Case You Missed it...

Upcoming Events