Nashville businessman Darrell Freeman has died after he was diagnosed with a “serious disease,” his family stated in a statement. He was 57 years old. The family stated that “our beloved father and husband succumbed to a serious illness” and they died on the night of June 28, 2022.
We ask for your sympathies as we navigate this unfamiliar territory and difficult times. The statement also included prayers and privacy. The cause for death wasn’t announced. Freeman was a trustee at Middle Tennessee State University, and chair of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors.
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Freeman was inducted into Nashville Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame earlier this month. Fisk University also announced a partnership to create a new incubator/innovation centre. Zycron, a computer employment company that Freeman founded, was purchased by 20 million dollars in 2017. Many people used social media to express condolences after his passing.
“Darrell Freeman Sr. was currently the only Black member of the MTSU Board of Trustees. One person wrote that he was the only one to voice concern about disparities in Black populations and to implement strategies to increase Black (especially male!) graduation rates.
We are saddened to hear of the passing last night of Darrell S. Freeman Sr. Darrell was an invaluable Community Advisor to our group and his impact on Nashville will be felt for many generations. Another person shared his condolences via Twitter.
Another user on Twitter wrote: “Man losing Darrell Freeman Sr. is so hard. His internship in tech was my first. It is a key reason I am now in tech. Legit helped me to rise in my career. I will always be grateful to Zycron Inc for the months that they provided.