I. Dearman "I.D." Freed, 83, of Parkersburg, formerly of Calhoun

I. Dearman "I.D." Freed, 83, of Parkersburg died Saturday, June 18, 2005, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Calhoun County, a son of the late Guy and Dora B. Gainer Freed. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church. During his lifetime, I.D. co-owned and operated National Muffler with Joe Ambrose on Seventh and Liberty streets in Parkersburg.

He loved gardening and flowers and was formerly a member of Worthington Seniors Golf Association.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Rothwell Freed of Parkersburg, who he married Aug. 18, 1942; son and daughter-in-law, Brooks D. and Linda Freed of Marietta; daughter and son-in-law, Sherry Lynn and Neal Phelps of Belpre; three grandchildren and their spouses, Steven T. and Chris Freed and B. Jason and Kristi Freed, all of Belpre, and Angela Dawn and Andy Barber of Belpre; four great-grandchildren, Stephanie Lynn Freed, Joshua T. Freed, Christian A. Freed and Alexandria B. Freed, all of Marietta; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Pastors Phil Newhart and David Carpenter officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.