David Allen Zimmerman, 54 of Bunker Hill, passed away at Anderson Hospital, Maryville on Thursday, June 1, 2023, at 12:35 pm. He was born on January 31, 1969, in Alton to Duane Zimmerman and Joan Burt Zimmerman.
He married Stephanie Lahey on June 17, 1989, in Fosterburg, IL. He was an electrician where he completed warehouse maintenance. He was a member and shop steward of Local 649 IBEW. David was a member of the Bunker Hill Volunteer Fire Department Association. He was an avid hunter of boar hunting and whitetail bucks. He enjoyed fishing, four wheeling and was a jack of all trades.
He is survived by his parents, Duane and Susan Zimmerman of Brighton; spouse, Stephanie Zimmerman of Bunker Hill; children, Jake (Leah) Zimmerman of Jerseyville and Tiffany (Andrew) McCurdy of Bunker Hill; grandchildren, Mason McCurdy, Lincoln Zimmerman, Huxley McCurdy, Charlotte “Charli” Zimmerman, and Baby McCurdy who he was expecting; sister, Vickie (Marv) Miller of Houston, TX; brother, Brian (Lee Ann) Biggs of Fosterburg; sister, Amy (Ben) Richey of Medora; and Special Aunte, Dee Burner Burt.
David was preceded in death by his mother, Joan Burt Zimmerman; mother in Law, Judith “Nana” Lahey Otto; brother-in-law, Timothy Byron Lahey; nephew, Samuel Biggs; uncle, Chuck Burt; best friends, Matthew Card and Kenneth “Kenny” Ziegler; and special friend, Jared James O’Dell.
Friends may call on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill from 2:00 until 6:00 pm. Funeral services are Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at 6:00 pm at Kravanya Funeral Home.
Following the service, there will be food and a celebration of life at Red’s Tavern, Bunker Hill. Memorials are suggested to Headstrong Countryboy David Zimmerman Fund. This fund will support awareness for FTD (Frontotemporal Dementia), PPA (Primary Progressive Aphasia) and FTD/ALS (Motor Neuron Disease).
The motto is I’M NOT THE ONLY ONE WILLIN’ TO FIGHT FIND HELP SHARE HOPE. Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill is in charge of the arrangements.