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 James Edward Zimmerman, Jr

James Edward Zimmerman, Jr

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Death 27 Oct 2012 (aged 88)
Burial Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 100123420 · View Source
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James Edward Zimmerman, Jr. 88, of Atlanta, Gerogia, passed away, Saturday, October 27, 2012 at his home.
Burial will follow at Resthaven Garden of Memory.

James was born September 22, 1924 in Atlanta, Georgia to James, Sr. and Dessie (Neller) Zimmerman. Upon graduation from Washington High School, Atlanta, GA, he entered the United States Army, where he was awarded The Bronze Star and Purple Heart Medals. He later went on to honorably serve the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps. On October 22, 1960 he married the former Gladine Stokes in Atlanta. James was employed at Mead Packing Company and enjoyed his work. He was an avid sportsman and spent most of his weekends watching every sport that was on television. He also enjoyed traveling, gardening and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

James is survived by his wife Gladine of 52 years, loving daughter Jacequenne Gunn of Atlanta, GA, son James E. Zimmerman, III and his wife Deborah of Cleveland, OH, son Tony C. Zimmerman of Atlanta, GA, sister Francis Adams of Atlanta, GA and many loving grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family. James was a loving father, husband, grandfather and friend to all.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Jack Johnson
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100123420
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Edward Zimmerman, Jr (22 Sep 1924–27 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100123420, citing Resthaven Cemetery, Decatur, DeKalb County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .