In Loving Memory of William Arthur Freelain III
August 9th, 1951- May 15th, 2023
It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved father, a dear friend, a caring brother, and an exceptional videographer. He left an indelible mark on our lives, and his absence will be deeply felt by all who had the privilege of knowing him.
Affectionately known as Bill, he brought joy and laughter into the world from the moment he arrived. His vibrant spirit and warm personality were infectious, drawing people to him like a magnet. He possessed a unique ability to make everyone feel valued and appreciated, leaving an everlasting impression wherever he went. He graduated from Sumner High School and continued to pursue his education at various institutions.
He was also a decorated member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. He believed in the power of friendship and always went the extra mile to bring a smile to the faces of those around him. His ability to find beauty in the ordinary was a true gift.
We will forever cherish the moments we spent together and carry his spirit in our hearts.
Bill is survived by the love of his life Dori his children, Jamila, Tamika (Ernest), Courtney (Brandon), Jared (Imani) & Erin (Kaalan) his dear siblings, Wilma, Sandy, & Charles, and a host of grandchildren, family members and friends who will continue to honor his memory.
A celebration of Bill Freelain’s life will be held on August 5th, 2023 in Detroit. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations be made to the Detroit Parent Network
Though we mourn the loss of an extraordinary father, friend, brother, and videographer, we find solace in knowing that his spirit will live on in the memories we hold dear. William Arthur Freelain III leaves behind a profound legacy, reminding us all to cherish our loved ones, embrace our passions, and find beauty in every frame.
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