Gordon C. Freer

Born: Sat., Oct. 22, 1927
Died: Sun., Feb. 8, 2015


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Eldred, Pa.  Beloved Father and Grandfather
Gordon C. Freer, 87, of Platt St. passed away on February 8, 2015 at his residence following a long illness.
Born October 22, 1927 in Port Allegany he was the son of Clifford and Dorthea Falk Freer.  Gordy was a 1946 graduate of Eldred High School and later completed the course in Auto Body Repair in Erie, Pa.  A lifetime resident of Eldred he was a veteran of WWll having served with the U.S. Army as a mechanic in the Motor Pool.  From 1952 to 1958 he was employed by Brushingham Auto Body in Olean.   In 1960 he purchased the Eldred Paint and Body Shop which he co-owned and operated with Ron Kemp until he sold his share in 1985.  Gordy was later employed by the Whitehawk Beef Co. in Eldred until his retirement in 2003.
He was a longtime member of the Eldred Fire Department and the Ambulance, and the Eldred American Legion Post No. 887.  Gordy was an avid longtime stock car driver in the “jalopy class” in many Penna. And New York tracks.  He loved camping and boating with his family at East Branch Dam and hunting and fishing at the Freer hunting camp on Kings Run Road, Ceres.
Surviving are one son, Gary Freer of Eldred and one daughter Roxanne (Donald) Curtis of Sayre, Pa., seven Grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren.
There will be no visitation and private services will be held at a later date with burial at Grimes Cemetery in Port Allegany.
Memorials may be made to the Eldred Fire Dept. or the Ambulance Fund.
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