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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Howard McCord Zimmerman Jr.

1933 - 2021

Alexandria

OBITUARY

Howard McCord Zimmerman, Jr., 87, died on January 2, 2021 in Alexandria, VA after a short illness.  He was born in Baltimore, Maryland on January 26, 1933 to Emma Catherine Stichel Zimmerman & Howard McCord Zimmerman, Sr.  Howard married Marion Nancy Zimmerman in 1969, which this May would have been 52 years.

After graduating from Towson High School at the age of 16, Howard served in the US Coast Guard as a radar operator from 1949 – 1952.  He then...

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Sara Kershaw

January 7, 2021 9:43 PM

I knew Howard when we both were at The King's College from 1955 to 1959.  He was always a kind gentleman.  He and George Schaeffer were buddies and the nicest guys.  George and Howard and I were in a 'sort of play' where the guys, in uniforms, were supposed to be on leave at a Hawaiian restaurant and I was in a trio singing the traditional Aloha song.  At one point I landed in George's lap during the singing.  I was called into the Registrar's office and chided for my actions.  I have to laugh about that now.  It's one of my favorite memories of college.  I offer my sympathies to Howard's wife and family.  From the Facebook posts I can see that he and his wife were deeply in love and were wonderful parents.  I will pray for comfort.

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