Dale Lawrence Zimmerman, Sr., 55 of Tazewell, TN., passed away Thursday March 21, 2013 at his home. He was born June 21, 1957 in Massina, N.Y., a son of the late Fred and Sally Zimmerman. He was a member of the Pump Springs Baptist Church. He was a 1975 graduate of Middlesboro High School and never missed a day. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother: Gale Fred Zimmerman.
Survivors include: sons: Eric Zimmerman of Middlesboro and D.J. Zimmerman of Harrogate, TN.; daughter: Teresa (Ernie) Carroll of Middlesboro; step daughters: Cheryl Clawson of Tazewell, TN. and Tesela Whitaker of Tazewell, TN.; grandchildren: Natasha Partin, Cassidy Partin, James Jayden Clawson, Matthew Clawson and Bratin Ford Whitaker; brother: Gary (Linda) Zimmerman of Olathe, KS.; nephew: Jeremy (Tara) Zimmerman of Monticello, KY.; 2 great nieces: Kailee and Brinlee.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Creech Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Gary Miller and Rev. Ronnie Pressnell presiding. Music will be provided by Rev. Ronnie Pressnell, Larry and Karen Blondell. Interment will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Green Hills Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Creech Funeral Home.
Creech Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
Online condolences and guestbook are available at www.creechfh.com