David Charles Zimmerman passed away after a brief illness on December 18, 2013, with loved ones by his side.
He was born on January 30, 1955, in Los Angeles, CA to David George Zimmerman and Mildred Blackwell Wilson Zimmerman. He is survived by his siblings Bob Wilson, Gary Zimmerman, Eric Cochran, and Susan Z. Stanley, and an extended family. David's family moved back to Louisiana in 1959, settling in Lynndale Subdivision, Port Allen, where David graduated from Brusly High School in 1973. Despite numerous challenges, David kept his sense of humor and always lived for a laugh. He worked for the Department of Transportation briefly before becoming disabled and enjoyed sharing his stories from being on the road. David also spoke with fondness when recalling his aunts Julia Bye and Charlotte Zimmerman and many others that cared about him including WBR Presbyterian Church, Mrs. Mary Cage, Mrs. Cynthia Jackson, and especially Mrs. Connie Turner. Please make any donations you wish in David's name to a caregiver of your choice. Final Arrangements pending by Church Funeral Services, 225-644-9683, with final interment at Greenoaks Memorial Park near his parents. David volunteered to be an organ donor long ago. He will be missed by his extended family. We are sure David would want you to join us, think of him, and smile.