Buffalo native David R. Zimmerman, a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, died March 22, 1998, in his Kings Park, L.I., home after a short illness. He was 48.
Zimmerman attended Hutchinson-Central Technical High School and graduated from Kensington High School.
While in the Navy, he served in Europe, the Far East and Vietnam. He lived in the Kings Park area for 10 years and held several jobs in retailing, including managing a photo-finishing business.
Survivors include a sister, June Jacobs of Cheektowaga; and two brothers, Herbert F. of Fairfax, Va., and William J. Stephan of Fountain Valley, Calif.
Services and burial were held Thursday in Kings Park.