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10300 Richmond Road
Warsaw, VA 22572
Phone: 804-333-3770
Fax: 804-333-0079
Gladwyn Zimmerman

Gladwyn Bright "Zim" Zimmerman

Friday, December 19th, 1941 - Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
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Obituary

Gladwyn Bright “Zim” Zimmerman, Jr., age 78, of Weems, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. He was born on December 19, 1941 to Gladwyn Bright Zimmerman, Sr. and Miriam Dungan Zimmerman in Lottsburg, Virginia. He was the President of Imperial Builders for over 30 years, building some of the finest homes in the Northern Neck. A Veteran of the Vietnam War, Zim was known for his quick wit and huge garden. He was a faithful member of Fairport Baptist Church.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving and devoted wife, Betty S. Zimmerman and his only sibling, Lola Zimmerman Wilkerson and her husband, Wayne. He is also survived by his step-children whom he loved, the Rev. Todd Brown (Carolyn), Lisa P. Brown (Wes), and Crystal D. Brown; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, a nephew, Matthew Wilkerson (Tiffany), numerous cousins and his feline companions, Kitty Tom and Lucille.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a private graveside service will be held at Melrose United Methodist Church.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Victory Baptist Church, 4836 Richmond Road, Warsaw, VA 22572 or Fairport Baptist Church, 2395 Fairport Road, Reedville, VA 22539.
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Elaine Balderson

Posted at 09:28am
At Village Grocery we enjoyed Bright’s sweet humor as he daily stopped (50’s & 60’s) for his snack with cold cola. So long ago...
Betty & family, we offer prayers for your comfort during this time of grief & loss. So sorry.

Graham & Elaine Balderson
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Donald R Gotthardt

Posted at 02:53pm
To all of Zims family, we extend our heartfelt sympathy. Zim built our home that we have enjoyed for many years ,he was a hard working honorable man and we will always have fond memory's of him.
May he rest in peace
Mary & Don Gotthardt
Lottsburg VA
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Lane beasley

Posted at 05:19pm
Ray joins me in extending our sympathy and love to all of the family.
He was a good man an everyone loved him.
Gods blessings.

Lane Beasley
MD

Mary Lou Dawson

Posted at 02:48am
So sorry to learn of Bright's passing. You have my deepest sympathy.
Mary Lou Dawson
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Angie Douglas

Posted at 10:16pm
Oh my...so sad to hear this news...mom and I are heart broken...Bright was a wonderful man...loved by all....he will be greatly missed...I hope he and my dad are having a good time in Heaven ♥️...Betty you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers sweetie...so sorry for your loss 😢♥️
Angie and Annie Douglas
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