Brian G. Zimmermann, 65, passed away at his home in Lawrenceville, GA on Thursday, November 8, 2018. He was born April 3, 1953 to Bill and Agnes Zimmermann in Morristown, NJ. Brian was a self-employed landscape architect and land planner. His design work can be seen throughout the Atlanta Area. Survivors include his mother Agnes Zimmermann of Columbus, GA; his sisters Cathy Stokes (Dan) of Greenville, SC and Mary Zimmermann (Frank) of Columbus, GA; brothers John Zimmermann(Shannon) and David Zimmermann (Suzanne) of Columbus, GA and Robert Zimmermann (April) of Bishop, GA; step-children Cindy Ramu of Lawrenceville, GA and Michael Snider of Hueytown AL; step-granddaughter Nicole Suarez of Lawrenceville GA; step-great granddaughter Emma Suarez of Lawrenceville GA; as well as many nieces and nephews that affectionately referred to him as ‘Uncle Bunny’ and many other relatives and close friends. He was preceded in death by his wife Marie McCarley Zimmermann; father Bill Zimmermann; sister Barbara Tepedino; and brother Bill Zimmermann. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 17, 3:00pm at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel in Lawrenceville, GA.

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  1. Sending hugs and many prayers for the entire Zimmermann Family! My you find peace during this time.
    Rhonda Harris Fuller

  2. Sorry to hear about Bryan’s passing. Brian is a talented guy full of life and laughter. He’ll be missed

  3. Brian was a good friend whom I traveled with internationally extensively. He attended my 10 year wedding anniversary in Jamaica and served as my best man.
    He was a great guy and a gentleman…

  4. So many wonderful memories with the entire Zimmermann family. I am so sorry for your loss and hope the Lord will hold your hand and guide you thru this very difficult time

    Losing such a strong son, brother, father and friend is difficult beyond words

    Sending all my love and deepest sympathies to the entire Zimmermann family !


  5. Missing Brian, his charm, his humor & his heart. I was lucky to have known him as a friend. Praying for the family as you heal. Love you all ❤️.

    Hallie T

  6. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. I don’t know all of them, but the ones I do know I care so much about! Just a wonderful family. Brian is now your angel and will be watching over all of you. Rest in Peaxe Brian.

  7. I am so sorry for your loss Z. Praying for you and your family during this sad time. May God be with you and comfort you.

  8. John, I love you so much and I am so sorry for your loss. Brian was a Cool Dude and will be missed by many! You and your family mean the world to me and I am praying for you all!

  9. My prayers & thoughts are with the Zimmermann family at this difficult time of losing a love one🙏🏻🙏🏻 Mary, please know that I’m praying for strength to help you with your momma❤️ love, Karen

  10. For 35 years you were my sounding board. You help me excel school and made my laugh and then you told me what to do. You made me the person I am today.With you life was full of ups and downs. My whole family will miss you. My love of your honesty and the times I felt like I would fell in my education you took me under your wing.Brian I’m so sorry I didn’t get there in time to say goodbye to the most important friend I’ve ever had. My two degrees and the long studying .and the laughs when I didn’t think I could do it. you and my mom became fast friends and encourage me to push forward. Don’t ever think the gifts you give me and my family were not appreciated. You were a tough cookie and one hell of friend. I will keep you in my heart soul and I know I have one guardian angel looking over me. I will not let you down and I will continue to pay your life lesson forward. You no I work a lot but one thing I wish i had done was when you said come home no questions ask I wish I had. My family is mourning the last of a brother, uncle and sun that shine around you. Thanks for the love you you give and the knowledge to push. Brian I know in my heart that there will ever be anyone as important to me as you were. On the bright side I know I have a great guardian angel. Remember Hootie and the Blow Fish (lol) and telling me never let them see you sweat. To your family you did good with the most wonderful human being in my world. He loved you dearly. I don’t no if you no of me but 35 years of friendship I feel as if I know you. If you would like to reach out to me please do. I would also like to say my good byes and if you can help me with that I would appreciate that. Being in Spartanburg Sc I didn’t no until I call and someone told me I had the wrong number. you guys meant the world to him and my family loved him just as much. I just got home from week and I work all weekend hour shift, so if its something you want to do I would love to hear from you. Please give me a call at work 8 am till 8 pm 864-587-3200 press 1 ext 3415 and confirm by pressing 1 and it will transfer you directly to me. Brian was the best. School my nieces and nephews project which he love to help with. He made my family his and thanks for bringing such a good man into world. Thanks for letting me express my undying love Brian he will be missed. Please contact me at my work email

  11. Sometimes the strongest among us are the ones who smile through silent pain, cry behind closed doors, and fight battles nobody knows about. I will miss you so much Brian. Thanks for always being my rock a girl couldn’t ask for anyone better in there lives. Through thick and thin, you taught me to never say never.

  12. Brian was the last parent that I had. He was a great dad, a great teacher, a awsome husband to my mom. He was my best friend! May the good Lord above give you an angel to guide you every step of the way to get you where you need to be in Jesus name I prey. Amen. See you on the other side my friend. I am proud to have know such a beautiful bright soul, I will forever miss u deeply. Love always Cindy Marie Ramu

  13. Brian was a close friend when I was going to Columbus High in Georgia. I remember good times driving around in his 62 Chevy Impala. Last time I saw him was in Athens, Georgia when I visited him while he was going to college Farewell Old friend sorry we did not get to meet up later in life

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