Jimmy Webb

Jimmy Webb died on Thursday, April 18, 2019. He was 71. (Photo: Freeman Webb website)

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Jimmy Webb, a long-time leader in Nashville real estate had died. He was 71.

Webb was the president and co-founder of Freeman Webb.

He graduated from Montgomery Bell Academy and Vanderbilt University before beginning a career as a commissioned officer in the United States Navy.

Webb and Bill Freeman formed Freeman Webb, Inc., a real estate investment firm which owns and manages more than 10,000 apartments and 1 million square feet of commercial space in the southeastern United States, in 1979.

He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Montgomery Bell Academy, past-chairman of the YMCA of Middle Tennessee, past president of Sister Cities of Nashville and is a founder and current members of the Executive Board of the Nashville Zoo.

Funeral information has not been announced.

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