- Cullman, Alabama

February 9, 2013

Civic leader Chester Freeman passes away

Staff Reports
The Cullman Times

CULLMAN — Chester Freeman, a Cullman area civic leader who was the driving force behind the city’s Field of Miracles and other recreational facilities, passed away early this morning.

According to a family member, freeman died around 6 a.m.

Freeman was involved in parks and recreation development in Cullman for more than 30 years.

John Hunt, director of the city’s parks system once said of Freeman: “Anything good that happens in Cullman, Chester is a part of it.”

More details concerning Freeman and his service to the area will be reported throughout the day.