Albert Richard Zimmerman. Class 1952



Branch of service U S Army
Entered service
Born 4/2/1934
Buried  Christ Reform cemetery, Middletown, MD


LIBERTYTOWN, Md. - Albert Richard Zimmerman, 69, of 9022 Walnut St., died Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at his home.
     Born April 2, 1934, in Jefferson, Md., he was the son of the late Charles and Iola Arvin Zimmerman.
He retired as a school bus driver with the Frederick County (Md.) Board of Education.
     He served in the U.S. Army.
He was a member of Christ Reformed United Church of Christ in Middletown, Md.
     He was a member and former district officer of Johnsville Ruritan Club; a member of Maryland State Dairy Herd Improvement Association; Sire Power Association; Maryland-Virginia Co-op.; and served on the board of directors of Southern States.
     He is survived by his wife, Grace Evelyn Zecher Zimmerman, whom he married June 1, 1956; four children, Lauren Palmer of Keedysville, Sue Palmer of Wolfsville, Carl Zimmerman of Libertytown, and Charles Zimmerman of Union Bridge, Md.; two sisters, Winifred Ropp of Frederick, and Carolyn Stalnaker of Florida; two brothers, Robert Zimmerman of Frederick, and Gary Zimmerman of Florida; and 14 grandchildren.
     He was preceded in death by two daughters, Sherylynne Zimmerman and Georgia C. Barnes; one sister, Eleanor Killing; and one brother, Gene Zimmerman.
     Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, Middletown. The Rev. James Coblentz will officiate. Burial will be in Christ Reformed Cemetery, Middletown.
     The family will receive friends today and Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.