Carlos M. Free
1930 – 2012
CANTON – Carlos Monroe Free, age 82, of the Bethel Community, passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Mission Hospitals – St Josephs Campus.
A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, he was the son of the late Samuel Esau and Cora Williams Free. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Carolyn Grogan who died in 2010, a granddaughter, Deanna Free who died in 1993, four sisters and three brothers. He retired in 1990 from Champion International with 39-and-a-half years of service and was a dedicated member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Carlos loved life and lived every moment to the fullest. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served in Korea.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Frances Free; two sons, Dean Free and his wife, Lisa, of Anderson, Alabama and Roger Free ...