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Arthur William Zimmerman Jr., 73, of Fairfield Glade, TN, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville.
He was born May 10, 1943, in Chicago, IL, son of Arthur W. Zimmerman Sr. and Dorothy F. (Arkema) Zimmerman.
Arthur retired as a service manager for a trailer leasing firm and was a member of the Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church. He also proudly served his country in the United States Navy during Vietnam. He was a member of the FG Lions Club and was the Lion Club liaison with the Cumberland County HS Leo Club. He also participated in the Lions vision program in the local schools, Leader Dogs for the Blind and Stride Walk for Diabetes. He also enjoyed golfing with friends in a local golf league.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Lee Zimmerman, Fairfield Glade; brother, Robert A. Zimmerman (Kathy), Elwood, IL; three nephews, Michael (Valari), Peter (Anne) and Joshua (Ivy) Zimmerman; nine great nieces and nephews; and two pets, Duchess (Basset Hound) and Lucky Baby (Mountain Cur/Husky).
Arthur was preceded in death by his father, Arthur W. Zimmerman Sr.; and mother, Dorothy F. (Arkema) Zimmerman.
Memorial services will be held at Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Jay Archer and Rev. Moses Han officiating. Interment in Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on February 13, 2017
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