ROBERT ZIMMERMAN, 69
LAKELAND -- Mr. Robert L. Zimmerman of Lakeland died of
lung failure Tuesday (July 1, 2003) in Lakeland. He was
Born in Fort White, he came to Lakeland from there 52
years ago. He retired from Grace Chemicals and later
became a self-employed carpenter. He was a member of
Carpenters Home Church.
Mr. Zimmerman is survived by his wife, Loyce M.
Zimmerman; daughters, Cynthia Patterson, Gwendolyn
Denson, Geraldine Hudson, Tampa, Carol Zimmerman,
Lakeland, Carolyn Nance, Lisa Williams, Little Rock,
Lynnette Giles, Winter Haven, Tammy Brown, Vero Beach;
sons, Gerald Zimmerman, New Haven, Conn., Terry
Zimmerman, Lakeland, Kenneth Martinez, Bartow, Curtis
Giles Jr., Barry Giles, both of Lakeland, Kevin Giles,
Miami; sisters, Louise James, Ella Mae Randolph, both of
High Springs, Florence McCloud, Verlene Griffin, both of
Fort White; brothers, James Zimmerman, Lakeland, Rudolph
Zimmerman, Eaton Park; 30 grandchildren; 12
Services at noon Saturday at Carpenters Home Church.
Burial will be in Lakeland Memorial Gardens.