Lima, Ohio (WIMA) - Ohio Senate President Keith Faber spoke at the dedication ceremony of the Staff Sergeant Sonny Zimmerman Memorial Highway on Tuesday.

The memorial highway- authorized by Senate Bill 185- pays tribute to Zimmerman who died in 2013 while serving overseas in Afghanistan.

The highway dedication sign is at the corner of Santa Fe Line Road and State Route 67 in Waynesfield.

Zimmerman served four tours overseas and earned two Bronze Stars- two Purple Hearts and three Army Commendation Medals.