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Larry D. "Zeke" Zimmerman - 78

1/12/1938 - 3/21/2016

Augusta, Illinois

Larry D. “Zeke” Zimmerman age 78 of Augusta, Illinois, passed away Monday, March 21, 2016, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois.  He was born January 12, 1938 in La Harpe, Illinois to Marion and Lucille Lefler Zimmerman.  He was united in marriage on October 1, 1960, in Macomb, to Roxie Powell.
Surviving to mourn his passing are his Wife: Roxie of Augusta, 3 Sons: Ed of Montgomery, Texas, Dennis of Augusta, Illinois, Dale and Amy of Beardstown, Illinois, 2 Daughters: Cindy and Shawn Hamilton, Augusta, Illinois, Tammy and Nick Cook, Camdenton, Missouri, 9 Grandchildren, 4 Great Grandchildren, 1 Brother: Jerry Michelle Zimmerman, Roseville, Illinois, 3 Sisters: Linda McHone Fowler, Macomb, Illinois, Sandy Hamm, Industry, Illinois, Sharon Konkler, Macomb, Illinois.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents, 1 Grandson: Derrick and 1 Aunt: Vera Barton.
Larry attended Bethel Baptist Church, and had been employed by Heinfold Hog Market.
Funeral services are 1:00 P.M. Friday,  March 25, 2016, at Jones Mortuary, in Colchester with Pastor Jim Richardson.  Burial will follow the services at Bethel Cemetery, rural Fandon.  Visitation with the family will be from 12 Noon to 1:00 P.M. Friday, March 25, 2016 at the Funeral Home.  Memorial is to the Back pack program.  Friends may view and sign the register book at the funeral home after 8:00 A.M. Thursday.   Condolences may be expressed to the family at jonesmortuaryfh.com


1 hour prior to the services at the funeral home


1:00 P.M. Friday at the Jones Mortuary in Colchester


  • Lynn and Juanita Bainter

    on 03/22/16

    Roxie and family, It was with great, deep sadness that we learned of Larry's passing. We will always remember him as a good and decent man. We will always remember how sweet his nature was and how he treated us. We will always remember the laughs and the friendship. We will cherish and hold the memories of him forever. Please feel our love, gentle hugs and prayers surround you all at this time of sorrow. He is now home with the Jesus he loved and walking in perfect health. Larry, our friend, rest in peace. You will be missed so much.
  • Martha (Depoy) Rahman

    on 03/23/16

    Condolances to Roxie and family from Martha and Badia
  • Ruthanne Danielson

    on 03/23/16

    Feeling a special sadness at the passing of my beloved classmate, Larry. Prayers & love to all his Dear Family. Hope to see you
  • Polly Westerhold Ormiston

    on 03/23/16

    So sorry to hear about Zeke. Thinking of you, Roxie, and your family.
  • Dwight & Dianne Haines

    on 03/23/16

    Roxie you and the whole family are in our prayers. Larry was a very special man and a friend to many. He will be missed greatly. May God comfort all of you and bless each one. In Christian Love,
  • Mavis Hamilton Lantz

    on 03/24/16

    I am so sorry to hear this news. I will be praying for all of you!
  • kelly Hammel

    on 03/25/16

    Roxie , You and Your Family is in Our Prayers. Zeke was a Very Nice Man that will be Missed by Everyone. Hugs sent to All.
  • Estelene Bodenhamer

    on 04/07/16

    Condolences to you and yours, Roxie. You and Zeke had a long marriage and I am sure there are many wonderful memories you have of various times during those years. Estelene Bodenhamer
  • Gary & Judy Moose

    on 05/01/16

    Condolances to Roxie and family . He was a great friend.
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    on 12/21/17

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