Thomas William “Tom” Zimmer, age 76, passed away on Monday, July 16, 2017, in Ardmore. Chapel services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Griffin~Hillcrest. Private interment to follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park, of Ardmore.
Tom was born in Rochester, New York, on Nov. 10, 1940, to George Zimmer and Geraldine (Robson) Zimmer. He served in the U.S. Army from 1963 to 1969. During his time in the service, he married Neva Sue Zimmer on January 8, 1965, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Tom was honorably discharged and returned to New York. Tom moved his family in 1972 to Lone Grove where they lived for more than 40 years. Tom took a position working for Uniroyal until his retirement in 2002. He enjoyed outdoor activities such as camping, fishing, and hunting. He also spent time watching westerns and sports.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and two sisters.
Thomas is survived by his son, Thomas Zimmer, Jr., of Denton, Texas; daughter, Stacy Varize, of Phoenix; two grandsons; two sisters, Susan Zimmer and Roberta Zimmer, both of Rochester, N.Y.; and a host of family. Condolences may be left at