He was born Feb., 1, 1947 in Omaha to George and Martha (Golda) Zimmerman. Ray was a truck driver his entire adult life and had worked for Nolan Transportation for the past eight years. He was a veteran having served in the Vietnam War.
Ray is survived by his significant other, Mary Martin and her family, Dean (Kileen) Martin, a special granddaughter Jordan and Lavonne Martin. Ray is also survived by his children, Tray Zimmerman, Troy Zimmerman, Michelle Zimmerman and Melissa Zimmerman; four siblings, Tom Zimmerman, Chris Zimmerman, Sally Zimmerman, and Tammy Strong.
Ray was preceded in death by his parents; brother, George and sister, Marlene.
As per his wishes, Ray was cremated. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.