Zachary Dean Blackwell


    Zachary Dean Blackwell of Union, Missouri was born on May 9, 2000 in Washington, Missouri to Lena Blackwell and Billy Thomas and passed away on Monday, June 14. 2021 at the age of 21 years.


    Zachary attended Union High School.
    He worked as a line cook at Burger King.
    Zachary was baptized at Union Baptist Temple.
    He had a love for birds, video games and hiking. He was an excellent cook and could make a meal with few ingredients to work with. His specialty was his lasagna.
    His favorite thing to order from “Burger King” was the dollar bacon cheeseburger with mayo and jalapenos only. Zachary was known for his mile high sandwiches. He also had a little bit of a sweet tooth.
    He enjoyed watching “Hell’s Kitchen” with Gordon Ramsey and catching a hockey game. Zachary loved to joke around.
    He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Margaret Pinson; paternal uncle, Robbie Thomas; and aunt, Sue Mesey.
    He is survived by his mother and step father, Lena and Larry Blackwell of Union Missouri; his father, Billy Thomas and girlfriend Rhonda Finch of St. James, Missouri; sister, Hanna Blackwell of Union, Missouri; special friend, Kimmy Lehr of Union, Missouri; aunt, Tammy Sharp of St. James, Missouri; nieces, Alannah Blackwell and Secret Blackwell of Union, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    A Celebration of Life will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at the Union Baptist Temple in Union, Missouri.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Midland Memorial Gardens in Union, Missouri.