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David Albert "Shorty" Zimmerman

March 30, 1946 - November 13, 2017

David Albert “Shorty” Zimmerman, of Chesapeake, Virginia, entered Eternal Life on Monday, November 13, 2017, at the age of 71 years. He was born on March 30, 1946 to the late Albert R. Zimmerman and Mildred Hubscher Zimmerman in Rochester, NY. David was a veteran of the US Air Force serving two-tours during the Vietnam War and, in his later years, was a proud member of the Patriot Guard Riders.


David was preceded in death by his parents and son William.


Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife Betty Zimmerman; grandson Charles “Chuck” Zimmerman and his wife Kait; step-daughter Michelle Wofford and her husband Brian; step-son Daniel Barnhart and his wife Cheryl; step-daughter Cynthia Todd and her husband Sean; brother Todd Richard “T.R.” Zimmerman and his wife Phyllis; also survived by numerous family and friends.


In accordance with the wishes of the family, private services will be held. The Altmeyer Funeral Home-Southside Chapel is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed by clicking the “post a condolence” button below. David and his family feel strongly about supporting our veterans and would like memorial gifts to benefit Disabled American Veterans. To make a contribution to the fund, please click HERE.

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