Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes

205 E Washington, DeWitt, MI


Billy Lee Zimmerman

January 7, 1945July 14, 2019

Billy, age 74, passed July 14, 2019. He was born January 7, 1945 to Francis and Dorothy Zimmerman. Billy grew up in Potterville, MI and lived in DeWitt. He retired from General Motors.

Surviving are daughter, Tracey Dick (Scott) and grandson, Dillon Daigle. Even though we ended up taking care of you, we knew you would always be there for us as much as you could. We will miss you Dad and Opa.

Billy is also survived by Linda Zimmerman; step-son, Gibby Hampton (Trisha); granddaughters, Alexandra, Abby; and his brother, Jerry Zimmerman, of California.

A memorial will take place at a later date.


Billy Lee Zimmerman

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Schalow Family

July 27, 2019

Billy was our neighbor for 20 years growing up. He was good friends with our dad. I am sorry we did not stop and spend time after we moved away and grew up. You will be missed my friend.

Renee and Kyle Christensen

July 16, 2019

We love you Tracey, Scott and Dillon! You devoted so much time to your dad’s care and life with such love and patience. I am sure he is so thankful and proud of you. He is at peace now and loves you all very much!

We love you!

Paula Bard

July 15, 2019

Tracey, Dillon and Scott

We have admired watching you care for Bill these past years and more so these past several weeks. His passing was much quicker than we all expected and seems too soon. Thank you for letting us be a part of his care. The Bates and Bard Families have fond memories and we are all here for you. Mom and Al.

Linda Zimmerman

July 15, 2019

Billy was a unique person and most of his life, very active. He loved motorcycles and raced and placed third in the USA for ice racing motorcycles. He owned and operated a hare scramble course for a short time and truly enjoyed the sport.
He was very supportive of my son, Gilbert, throughout this high school football days and a loving father to his daughter Tracie and supportive in her swimming meets.
During our marriage, Billy was my rock of Gibraltar whenever the times were troublesome, He always came through.
We will miss him and will cling to the many happy times and memories throughout the years. May God grant him peace in the ever after.