Richard Vernon ''R.V.'' Fretwell, a resident of Citronelle, Alabama, passed away Monday, February 06, 2023. He was 79 years old. He was the 4th child of 13 children born to Garfield and Stella Fretwell. R.V. was a devout member of Memorial Baptist Church and loved reading his Bible. R.V also was an avid Alabama Football fan, but most of all, R.V. was dedicated to his family, and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 39 years, Evelyn Fretwell; children, Debbie McNealy (Chuck), David Kauffman (Lisa), Randy Fretwell (Patti), and Stacie Kauffman; grandchildren, Brittany Hamblin, Christopher McNealy, Kendall Lavoie, D.J. Berry, Korey Kauffman, Shelby Lambert, Chandler Kauffman, and Allyssa Fretwell; fourteen great-grandchildren; siblings, Lois Wooley, Wendall Fretwell, Ovenia Howard, Loraine Henderson, Edna Bedgood, Louise Parrent, Doris Ridge, Jimmy Fretwell, and Carolyn Farmer; other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 10am until the 11am funeral service Saturday, February 11, 2023, at Memorial Baptist Church with Rev. Dino Danzey and Sis. Helen Stewart officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Crest Cemetery. Precious memories and condolences may be left at www.freemancitronelle.com. Freeman Funeral Home - Citronelle, Alabama