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October 23, 2009

Local cowboy hauled by mules to final resting place

Today a unique funeral service will be held for a local cowboy who left his brand on the community. William Alan Freeland "Wild Bill" will be hauled in a wagon by a pack of mules to his final resting place.

At the age of 61 Wild Bill lost his 12 year battle with a brain tumor October 15th. His family says it isn't how he died that mattered, it was how he lived. He was a caring and kind man who loved his country, his family, the mountains and hunting.

By trade Bill was the owner of Freeland Construction and specialized in custom home and small business construction. He also was the proud owner of the Lucky 7 Mule Ranch. Bill and his wife Judy owned several jacks and brood mares throughout their time. They were known for the great mules they produced and sold.

Click here to read the rest of this story in the ABC4 News

Posted by News at October 23, 2009 03:36 PM


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