Services to take place this weekend for beloved Live Oak coach, mentor
WATSON - The community will honor the life of a longtime coach and educator this weekend with services for Freddie Mack London set for Saturday.
London passed away Dec. 28 at the age of 70.
He spent much of his life mentoring children as a football and basketball coach at Live Oak Middle School, where he also spent time as assistant principal.
London was honored in 2019 with a banquet celebrating his contributions to the community. That same year, he was awarded the first Live Oak Lifetime Achievement Award by the Livingston Parish Public Schools system.
Visitation preceding burial is scheduled for Friday between 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Live Oak Church, located on LA 16 in Denham Springs. Services are set to begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday. His burial will immediately follow the service.
MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home is managing arrangements.
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