Robert Howard Freel

August 3, 1943 to September 8, 2013 -

by: SUBMITTED - Robert Howard FreelRobert Howard Freel, 70, of Portland Oregon joined his dearly departed wife, Regina Marie Freel, on Sunday 09/08/13.

He was born to the late Howard and Dorotha Freel, August 03, 1943 in Freeport, Illinois.

Bob graduated from Plant City High School and enlisted into the United States Air Force upon graduating. He served in the Air Force from 1961 until he was honorably discharged in November of 1965. He married the love of his life Regina Mulford and had a long a beautiful marriage of 42 years. They met and married in Lakeland Fl. and moved to Texas for a stint before settling in Oregon in 1988.

Bob was certified electrician and worked within the IBEW union for over 30 years before he retired. He held a lot of pride in being a part of his union and he was most prideful of serving his country in the Air Force.

He was a wonderful Father and a devoted husband.

Bob was survived by his five children: Donald, Michael, his twins Heather and Erin, and Joanna.

An Air force Ceremony was held at Willamette National Cemetery.