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“Hap” Arthur Allen Freimuth May 1, 1954 - September 8, 2018

On Saturday, September 8, 2018, “Hap” Arthur Allen Freimuth passed away suddenly at the age of 64. He touched so many lives during his time here on earth and was the gentlest soul one could ever meet. He is a graduate of Ludlow High School. He served his country in the Army during the Vietnam War in the Airborne division. He was an extremely intellectual man who’s passion for music and bass guitar playing & building we’re just some of his many hobbies. He was generous…so much so that he was an organ donor and in his passing was able to enrich 18 lives. He was also a diehard American through and through. He is surpassed in death by his parents, Arthur Leo and Myrtle Violet Freimuth (née Williams). He is survived by his wife, Eleanor Butler (née Hardin), his daughter, Kim Howard (née Freimuth) and Dan Howard, his step-daughter, Tonya Wilson (née Spears) and Tony Wilson, his step-daughter, Lisa Fogle (née Butler) and Jeremy Fogle, his step-son, Bruce Butler and Heather Butler (née Nunn), his grandchildren, Haven Howard, Bianca Butler, Katie Fogle, Duncan Wilson, Marcus Born, Bronte Butler, Daniel Howard, Marissa Diliberto, Molly Fogle, Connor Wilson, Courtney Born, Jack Fogle, Craig Howard, Amelia Howard and Lana Howard, and great grandson Henry Gravely and many, many friends. He was much beloved by all of his family and friends and will be dearly missed. A GoFundMe.com campaign under “Hap” Arthur Allen Freimuth Funeral by Hap’s Legacy has been set up to assist the family with the funeral expenses.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday September 12 from 4pm until time of service at 7pm at Fares J. Radel Funeral Home, 5950 Kellogg Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio


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    Mason CU Branch says

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you Eleanor.

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    Greg Kilburn says

    I have known Hap since the early 1990’s and he was the bass player/ keyboard player in my buddy Dave Smith’s band. Hap used to play bass with his left hand and play keyboards with his right hand. I had never seen anybody else do that before. I always liked Hap and playing music with him and everybody. Hap, you will be greatly missed as a person and musician in this area! Condolences to your family.

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