BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Former Louisiana Lt. Gov. and Plaquemine judge Robert "Bobby" Freeman died at his home in Plaquemine Monday at the age of 82.
Freeman, of Plaquemine, served as lieutenant governor from 1980 to 1988. He then went on to be the Plaquemine city judge.
Prior to being lieutenant governor, Freeman served in the Louisiana Legislature from 1968 to 1980.
He was a member of the LSU boxing team and served in the US Army.
His family said Freeman died Monday morning after suffering an aneurysm last week.
The Freeman family extends its appreciation for well wishes and support. He is survived by his wife Marianne D. Freeman, two children, granddaughter.
Gov. John Bel Edwards released the following statement regarding Freeman's passing:
Funeral services are pending.