Racine– Mr. Freeman Canady, Jr., 56, passed away at Wheaton Franciscan – All Saints Medical Center on Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at 11:50 pm. He was born in Chicago, IL, on May 24, 1955, son of Freeman Canady, Sr. and the late Sarah Ann (nee: Weatherspoon) Canady. Freeman, Jr. was a loving father, son, brother, uncle, cousin, friend, and a master mechanic.
Left to cherish precious memories of Freeman Canady, Jr. are his six children, Dwight Banks, Leavetha Banks, Kertrena Banks, Terrell Banks, Terrance Banks, De`undre Morris; father, Freeman Canady, Sr.; brothers, Hansel (Reola) Canady, Frank Canady of Racine; sisters, Martha (Kevin Jones) McAtee of Green Bay, Jacqueline Thomas of St. Anne, IL, Joyce and Daisy Canady of Racine, Antoinette (Jameel) Crawely of Houston,TX, Evelyn Canady of Racine; twenty four grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Freeman Canady, Jr. was preceded in death by his mother Sarah Ann Canady, his two brothers Glen Canady and Tommy Stewart, brother in-law Plas Thomas, Aunt Mary J. Canady, close cousin Carolyn J. Boykins, Markey Canady, Jamal Stanciel, Ronnise Penny, and great nieces Angelica Ann-Marie Beck and Donnasia R. Jackson.
A Homegoing Service for Freeman, Jr. will be held on Friday, December 9, 2011, 1:30 pm, at Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home, 4600 County Line Road, with Pastor Lorice Wren officiating. Visitation will be from 12:30pm until the time of the service.