"There are no
ordinary people..."
C. S. Lewis

Zachary Joseph Petty

Friday, November 16, 1990
Thursday, September 15, 2022
Bellingham, WA
Service Information: 
A celebration of life will be held for Zachary in October - more details are available https://fb.me/e/2NaP7mFiR

On Thursday morning, September 15, 2022, in Ferndale, Washington, Zachary Joseph Petty, passed away at the age of thirty-one, born on November 16, 1990. 

Zachary is survived by his Mother and Father William and Lori Petty, sister Katrina Petty, nieces Blayne and Zoey, nephew Sterling, great-great grandmother Dulcie Engholm, grandparents Tim and Susie Stromer, numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and his fiancé, Katie Bratcher.

He also leaves behind his dog, Peanut, who was always by his side. 

Zachary had a passion for his photography, collecting gemstones / creating beautiful jewelry and adventures outside; whether it be on his mountain bike up on Galbraith Mountain or hiking wherever there was a gorgeous view. 

Zachary was best known for his contagious smile and how he could light up any room.

"When you miss me just look up to the night sky and remember, I'm like a star; sometimes you can't see me, but I'm always there." 


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Submitted by Kellye Reinhart on

My heart goes out to Zach's family. I will always remember him for his smile. My prayers continue to be with everyone whose life Zach touched. Rest In Peace Zach. 

Submitted by Lisa Petty on

My heart breaks for you both and for all the lives that he touched, this is such a tragic loss for you all. I am truly sorry I never had the opportunity to know him he sounds like an amazing young man. You are in my thoughts and prayers ❤️.

Submitted by Langley Jill on

There are no words to describe the loss of Zach. While I did not know him, I do know how much family means to you. Know that we, as your community, are here for you...to cry, to listen, to sit silent... hand in hand, side by side. You are not alone. Please let me know if you need anything. Prayers up.

Submitted by Barry Smits on

So sorry to hear this horrible news. My thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

Submitted by Lesli Higginson on

I'm so sorry for your loss. I can't even imagine your pain. My heart breaks for you

Submitted by Amber on

Here's to a beautiful soul.  I am so blessed to have had Zach in my life even if it was for brief moments in time, they remain bright and joyous in my mind. He will be truly missed and never forgotten. <3

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