Mr. Joel Nathan Freeze, age 72, of Concord went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, April 25, 2021, after a six-month battle with MDS cancer.
The family will receive friends beginning at 12 noon Thursday at Wilkinson Funeral Home, with burial to follow in a private memorial service for family at Oakwood Cemetery.
Joel was born August 30, 1948, in Concord to the late Nathan Faggart Freeze and Edna Hartsell Freeze. He graduated with Central Cabarrus High School’s Class of 1967 and entered the U.S. Navy. Joel came back to Concord where his professional career as a packaging designer spanned 46 years at Snyder Packaging, Inc. He loved his Harley-Davidson motorcycle and enjoyed island cruising.
Those left to cherish Joel’s memory are his wife of 52 years Bethly Morley Freeze, son Jonathan Freeze, brother Jerle Freeze and sister-in-law Debbie, and a number of loving nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kerr Memorial Baptist Church at 25 Highway 49, South, Concord, North Carolina 28025-8936.
Condolences may be left at www.wilkinsonfuneralhome.com
Wilkinson Funeral Home is assisting the Freeze family.