Paul Zimmerman


Paul W. “Bill” Zimmerman, 60, of Greensburg, died at 3:32 a.m. Sunday, April 30, 2017, at Decatur County Memorial Hospital.

Bill was born Feb. 2, 1957, in Seymour, the son of George and Mary McCart Zimmerman. He married Trudy Palmer on April 27, 1983, in Springfield, Tennessee; she survives.

He retired after 27 years from Labor Union Local #741. He attended Columbus First Assembly, a member and past master of Jackson Masonic Lodge in Seymour. He loved motorcycles, racing, go-carts and especially loved his dogs. Bill had a passion for life and loved to go Florida and soak in the sun. He was an accomplished wood worker.

Survivors include his wife, Trudy of Greensburg; son, Paul William “Billy” Zimmerman II of Shelburn, Indiana; daughter, Kimberly (Pete) Maxwell of Greensburg; sisters, Connie (Joe) Wayman of Seymour, Donna (Gary) Boebinger of Nashville and Anna (Dan) Mousa of Seymour; brothers, Jeffrey (Teresa) Dyer of Seymour and Scott Dyer of Las Vegas, Nevada; grandchildren, Emma Le Zimmerman, Gracie and Grainger Maxwell.

He was preceded in death by his parents; step-father, William “Bill” Dyer; brother, Eddie Zimmerman; and sister, Jewell Beier.

The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Myers-Reed Chapel on 25th Street with the Rev. Rick Glowacki officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 9:30 a.m. to service time Thursday. A Masonic Memorial service will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Garland Brook Cemetery.

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Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.