A boxing legend is in mourning today following the tragic death of his young daughter. George Foreman, along with the rest of his family, are heartbroken after losing their beloved daughter, Freeda.
Freeda was only 42-years-old at the time she passed away. She was reportedly found dead in her home in the Houston, Texas area. At this time, her exact cause of death has not yet been released. A family member was reportedly the first person to discover her body. At this time, police do not suspect foul play.
"Freeda appeared in several documentaries to discuss her father's storied boxing career, detailing his bouts against Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier and Ken Norton, among others. She also made a guest appearance as 'Boxing Luanne' in a 2003 'King of the Hill' episode, which fans remembered fondly," reported Fox.
Now, George is issuing an emotional message to the world to express his heartbreak and to remember his daughter. He took to social media to share the message.
"Daddy I want to Box, 'Get an Education first' I said, well she Brought The bacon home ( degree) 2 Kids 3 Grands (Husband) First Sunday in 42 years without my Freeda. She’s With her maker now.10 kids forever. Just 1 more day I wanted okay 1 more year aw I more decade," wrote George on Twitter.
Freeda was a Texas native who made a name for herself before retiring from boxing in 2001. She had been very open with reporters throughout the years and had always said her dream was to follow in her father's footsteps.
"I've been in boxing since I came into this world. Anything that's strong and tough, it's what I want to do. It's something I always really loved," Freeda once told The Greenville News.
Please join us in praying for the entire Foreman family at this time. We ask for God's healing powers to comfort them through this tragedy.
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