Clifford W. Zimmerman, 91, of Jasonville, passed away at 9:43 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007 at Greene County General Hospital.
Born May 21, 1916 in Jasonville, he was the son of Archie and Nancy Jane Zimmerman.
A U.S. Army veteran during World War II, he fought in the Battle of Bulge and earned three Purple Hearts.
He worked as a butcher at Axe & Frye grocery story and later worked at Humphrey's Bakery. He also had a franchise at Heath Milk Company. He then became a partner in Borden Milk Company and was a delivery driver.
Survivors include: daughters, Sue Appleby of Clayton, Tanya Wallisa of Linton, Mary Passen of Jasonville; two sons Cliff Zimmerman, Jr. of Sebring, FL and Ron Zimmerman of Indianapolis; sisters, Jean Perry of Jasonville and Wanda Duncan of Plainfield; a brother, Don Perry of Worthington; 15 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Burris Zimmerman, whom he married on April 11, 1936; a son, Jim Zimmerman; sisters, Madge Marshall and Betty Wilson; a brother, Charles Perry; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, Aug. 20 at McClannahan-Lee Funeral Home in Jasonville with Steve Evans officiating. Burial was in Peavey Cemetery at Howesville, where military graveside rites were conducted.