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Ricky I. Zimmerman, 25, of Hazleton, formerly of Milton, passed away on June 19, 2017.
He was born April 25, 1992, in Philadelphia, a son of Betty and Robert Linn, of McClure, and the late Robert Zimmerman.

Ricky was a 2010 graduate of Milton High School.
He was employed at Johns Manville in Hazleton. Earlier he worked for Country Cupboard in Lewisburg.
He attended Revival Tabernacle in Watsontown.
Ricky liked to sing and do karaoke. He enjoyed traveling and he always took his gnome with him as his companion. He liked to read, especially Stephen King books. Ricky was involved with the Milton High School marching band. Most importantly he loved to be around people and enjoyed spending time with his family.

In addition to his mother and stepfather, he is survived by four brothers and two sisters-in-law, Roger and Julie Zimmerman, of Allenwood, Brian and Mindy Zimmerman, of Danville, Michael Zimmerman, of Kulpmont, and Gerald Zimmerman, of McClure; seven sisters and three brothers-in-law, Pamela and Keith Pfleegor, of Milton, Linda and Gary Brintzenhofe, of Milton, Connie and Barry Hauck, of McClure, Tyteayanna Zimmerman, of Watsontown, Jada Rupert, of White Deer, and Linda Zimmerman, of McClure; four aunts and uncles, Helen Seibert, Shirley and Ed Guffey, Sandy and Ken Dorman, and Lou Rearick; and many nieces and nephews.
Ricky was preceded in death by his father

Friends and relatives will be received from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Revival Tabernacle, 960 Susquehanna Trail, Watsontown, followed by the funeral at 4, with the Rev. James R. Bond officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Ricky's memory may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Condolences may be shared at www.shawfuneralhomeinc.com.
Published on June 21, 2017
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