Gregg Zimmerman, 48, of Louisburg, KS passed away July 16, 2015. Memorial services were held Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the First Christian Church of Louisburg. His final resting place will be the National Cemetery in Leavenworth, KS.
Gregg was born on December 17,1966 in Irvine, Scotland to Richard and Nan Zimmerman. He grew up in Wauseon, OH and graduated as the class president of the Wauseon High School Class of 1985. He attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL, graduating in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science and commissioned as a 2nd Lt. of the United States Air Force. He graduated from the USAF Undergraduate Pilot Training, Williams AFB, AZ in 1992. During his service in the USAF, he was deployed to Dhahran, Saudi Arabia during the Khobar Towers Bombing. After receiving many commendations and medals during his 10 years of service, he was honorably discharged as a Captain and Aircraft Commander.
After leaving the USAF, Gregg continued his career in Information Technology, as a Caterer, a classic Shelby Mustang restoration mechanic, and an Asset Protection Agent.
Gregg loved cars, particularly Ford Mustangs and Austin-Healeys and he loved flying airplanes.
Gregg was preceded in death by his mother, Nan Zimmerman, his paternal grandparents, Donald and Leola Zimmerman, and his maternal grandparents, James and Denham McCulloch.
Survivors include: His wife Esther, her two children, and his son Kennedy; his father Richard; his sister Lee-Anne and her husband Steve Hamilton, and their five children.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Carrol Shelby Foundation (www.shelby.com) to benefit children with life-threatening health issues. Or to the Fisher House Foundation (www.fisherhouse.org) to provide military families housing to be close to a loved one during a hospitalization due to illness, disease or injury.