June 28, 1918 ‒ January 31, 2004
Mount Vernon, Ohio
D. Roy Zimmerman, age 85, of Mount Vernon, died Saturday January 31, 2004 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. Roy was born June 28, 1918 at Brinkhaven, Ohio to Harry O. and Grace (Hoagland) Zimmerman and had spent his lifetime in Knox County. He served with the U S Army 8th Infantry Division in the European Theater of War during World War Two. Roy was retired from American National Can in Mount Vernon where he had been employed as a blades man.
Surviving are his two sons Harry O. (Linda) Zimmerman II of Battle Creek, Michigan and Frederick P. (Bonnie) Zimmerman of Livonia, Michigan; his daughter Margaret A. (Earnest) Williams of Bryant, Ohio; 5 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren and his sister Ruth Johnson of Mount Vernon. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth Zimmerman and a sister Dorothy Zimmerman.
The family will observe private services. Burial will be in the National Cemetery at Battle Creek, Michigan.
The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Knox County Humane Society Cat Shelter, 400 Columbus, Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050
This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com