Christopher Steven “Steve” Freeland, 64, of Scott City, Missouri, passed away Saturday, April 9, 2016, at his home.

He was born November 26, 1951, in Charleston, Missouri, to Charles and Mary Evelyn Miller Freeland.  He and Brenda Carol Johnson were married June 5, 1971.  They had been married 34 years when Brenda passed away January 24, 2006.

Steve was a graduate of St. Charles High School in St. Charles, Missouri.  He primarily worked in plumbing, and most recently in metal working.  He liked fishing, St. Louis Cardinal Baseball, Nascar, and especially enjoyed being a grandfather.

Loving survivors include five children, Carole (Charles) Hoots of Scott City, Evelyn Freeland (James Jones) of Whitewater, Missouri, Christopher Freeland of Scott City, Sarah (Michael) Bowman of Cape Girardeau, and Emily Freeland (Corey Stoffregen) of Scott City; four grandchildren, Devin and Carly Hoots, Madison and Hayden Bowman; and a sister, Charlene (Gary) Cooper of St. Charles, Missouri.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by two siblings, Kathleen Unland and Jay Scott Freeland.

Friends are invited to attend a graveside memorial service Friday, April 15, 2016 at 3pm in Morgan Memorial Park Cemetery at Advance, MO.

Cremation accorded by McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society or McCombs Funeral Home.

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  1. Jimmie Dean

    Thinking and praying for you all.
    Steve was a good friend as well as my favorite brother-in-law.
    I will miss him.

  2. Ginger Edwards Truner

    Sorry for your loss! Prayers and love

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