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Gilbert A. Zimmerman Jr.

Gilbert A. Zimmerman Jr.

KILMARNOCK—Gilbert A. “Gil” Zimmerman Jr., 75, of Kilmarnock, formerly of Morristown, N.J., passed away suddenly on May 15, 2023.

Gil is survived by the love of his life, Karen, to whom he was married for 35 years, and his loving pup, Molly.

Gil was born on September 19, 1947, to Gilbert A. and Betty (Mierau) Zimmerman.

He is survived by his sister, Susan (Bonnie) Wukitsch of St. Charles, Ill.; and his sister-in-law, Susan Finger (Ira) of Morris Plains, N.J. He was a loving uncle to two nieces and a nephew.

Prior to completing his university education, he served in the United States Army as a member of the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, N.C. Gil received his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law and his bachelor’s from the W. Paul Stillman School of Business Administration of Seton Hall University.

Before retiring, Gil was executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Brown Brothers, Harriman Trust Company, LLC in New York City. Previously, he was senior vice president and trust counsel for the New Jersey offices of the U.S. Trust Company and vice president of J.P. Morgan & Co. in New York City. He spent his career in private banking with a focus on trust and estate planning and administration.

Gil and Karen retired to the Northern Neck in 2015 after living in Morristown, where Gil was a long tenured member at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., and served on the board of governors. They maintained a part-time residence in Kiawah, S.C., since 1997 and are members of the Kiawah Island Club.

Upon retiring, Gil became a member of the Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club (ICYCC). He was a member of the board of directors at ICYCC for five years where he served as secretary as well as chair of the golf committee and greens and grounds committee.

Gil enjoyed several passions including golf and cruising on his boats. He learned to play golf as a child and became an accomplished golfer which afforded him the opportunity to play in several distinguished amateur golf events. He loved his boats, Sea Biscuit and Dutch Uncle, and took great pride in the restorations he performed on both boats as well as cruising the Chesapeake Bay.

There will be a remembrance and celebration of his life at 3 p.m. June 24 at ICYCC.

Currie Funeral Home LLC of Kilmarnock handled the arrangements.

Rappahannock Record Staff
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