Sonny was born Sept. 14, 1940, at Ronceverte to the late Marvin Robert Zimmerman, Sr. and Mildred Anderson Zimmerman.
Sonny was a retired street supervisor in Ronceverte with 46 years of service and was of the Baptist Faith.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Lucille Woodrum Zimmerman; son, Marvin Robert Zimmerman, III; companion, Arlene Bradley; and sister, Peggy White.
Survivors include daughters, Robin Wilson (Joey Wriston) of Asbury and Renee Piercy and husband Mark of Sam Black; grandchildren, Robert “BJ” Wilson and wife Ashley, Justin Brooks (Jessica Nuzzo), Jacob Wilson (Alexis Sheppard), Abby Wilson and Robbee Zimmerman; great- grandchildren, Jaxx Wilson and Raelynn Brooks; sister, Elvina DeWitt of Caldwell; and brother, Jack Zimmerman of Lewisburg.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, Mar. 4, at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg with Pastors Mike Teubert, Andrew Bailes, Lewis Books and Kenny Baker. Burial will follow in Greenbrier Memorial Gardens.
Friends called Thursday evening, Mar. 3, at the funeral home.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.
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