Stanley C. Zipperer, 73, Crystal River, Fla., went to be with the Lord on March 28, 2013, under the loving care of family and HPH Hospice staff in Lecanto, Fla. Mr. Zipperer was born June 18, 1939, in Leesburg, Fla., to his parents Glynn and Eulaine Zipperer. He was a store manager for Marion Tire and Battery both in Ocala and Crystal River, Fla. He was a lifelong resident of Leesburg, Fla., till moving to Crystal River in 2005. Mr. Zipperer was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and a faithful member of the West Citrus Church of Christ in Crystal River, Fla.
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He is survived by his loving wife, Cyndy Zipperer of Crystal River, Fla.; three sons, Christopher (Audrey) Zipperer and Randy (Deb) Zipperer, both of Leesburg, Fla., and Richard Lee (Susie) Hodge of Rancho Cucumonga, Calif.; three daughters, Connie (Rob) Robbins of Fruitland Park, Fla., Sheila (Metro) Duke of Cocoa, Fla., and Cynthia (Jeffrey) Hurlbert of El Cajon, Calif.; a brother, Butch Zipperer of Leesburg, Fla.; two sisters, Yvonne Ruser of Fruitland Park, Fla., and Freida Shaulis of Belleview, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Glynn and Eulaine Zipperer; an infant son, Stanley C. Zipperer Jr.; and brothers Ewell, Tommy and Roger.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at Page-Theus Funeral Home, Leesburg, Fla. A visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at the funeral home, with burial to follow at Lone Oak Cemetery, Leesburg, Fla. Memorial contributions may be made in his loving memory to HPH Hospice House of Citrus County. Online condolences may be made to www.pagetheusfuneralhome.com.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Mar. 31, 2013