Robert Zimmerman

Robert Zimmerman

April 11, 1944 – November 18, 2020

WENDELL – Robert Kenneth Zimmerman, 76, passed away on Wednesday, November the 18th. He was born April 11th, 1944 in Wilson county to the late Alton Frank & Evelyn Louise Langley Zimmerman. Robert owned and operated his own business as a Printer and was known as a prominent father figure to not only his own children but also in the community. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Linda Gail Bass Zimmerman.

He is survived by his children, Chris Zimmerman (Janet Yates) of Knightdale, Michael Zimmerman (Ester) of Myrtle Beach, SC, Lora Curtis of Wendell, Gloria Phillips (Eric) of Raleigh, siblings, Frank Zimmerman of Clayton, Donald Zimmerman (Mary), Vicky Potter (Odell) of Clayton, Connie Chasteen of Raleigh, grandchildren, Tony Curtis. Jr. (Nikki Massey), Sandy Curtis (Nick Salazar), Tiffany Lee (Brad Hart), Bobby Berne, Austin Phillips, Leona Zimmerman, Emma Zimmerman, Aiden Zimmerman, Ragan Byrd, an 16 great grandchildren.

Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to Transitions Lifecare

Graveside service 2:30 pm. Monday, Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.  He will lie in repose from 9 am – 12 pm at Strickland Funeral home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.  Full obituary at The family will receive friends at the home.


  • Rodney Jones Posted November 22, 2020 1:06 pm

    Wanted to send my love and prayers to the family. Thinking of you all during this loss. Shorty will be missed

  • Deloris Brantley Posted November 29, 2020 11:26 am

    So sorry for your lose.Love Deloris Brantley.

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