Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Billy Jack Zachary

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, January 1, 2006

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Reflections for Trooper Billy Jack Zachary

Happy Birthday BJ! We love and miss you so much! Family gatherings are not the same without you, and I would give anything for one of your great hugs.
See you in Heaven.
Love you so much!
Your Family

Your Family

July 25, 2020

Trooper Zachary Today While Traveling With My Family To Midland From El Paso, I Noticed The Memorial Sign On The Side Of I-20 In Your Honor. Anytime We Pass A Memorial Sign For Any Law Enforcement Officer, We Always Make Sure To Look Up There Memorial. Trooper Zachary You Are Gone But Not Forgotten, Rest In Peace My Brother We Have The Watch From Here. Fidelis Et Mortem.


January 4, 2020

Fourteen years ago today was not a happy New Year for those who love you. We miss you every day BJ. You are always in our thoughts and our conversations. You bring joy to our days even from Heaven. We love you!

Your loving family.

January 1, 2020

Tomorrow marks 14 years since we last saw your beautiful face. We miss you every day. I see you in our beautiful Zoe. You would be so proud of her. Conner is all grown up and working on her Master’s Degree. You would be proud of her, too. I can only imagine what you and your Dad are doing together. I miss you both so much, but I’ll see you again! I’ll love you always!!

April Zachary

December 31, 2019

Happy Birthday BJ. We miss you so much and are remembering all of your fun birthday celebrations while you were here with us. Until we see you again we will think about you daily. We love you.

Your Loving Family

July 25, 2019

It seems like you were just taken from us today. We love you so much and miss you everyday! We keep you alive in our hearts and minds and laugh about our memories with you.
Your loving family.

Your loving family.

January 1, 2019

Today is one of my least favorite days BJ. It is a hard day for myself and all your friends and coworkers. January 1st, 2006 was the day heaven gained a beautiful angel. You are missed so much and loved more than words can say. Your daughter is so beautiful and she has your smile! Tara is doing great and found happiness again and your mom and sister are doing well but they miss you very much. We love and miss you.

Wanda Ryan
Retired DPS

January 1, 2019

Happy Birthday BJ!! Not a day passes that we don’t think of you, but today we are celebrating your birth. We love and miss you so much. Our world needs you and many more like you.
Love always, Your Family

Your Loving Family

July 25, 2018

Hey Buddy, You've been on my mind lately. IH-20 in Ward County finally has a stretch of highway dedicated in your memory. I'm so glad as it is long over due. I'm sorry I wasn't there for the dedication. You're missed every day Partner!


April 23, 2018

RIP Trooper

Captain P. M. Larkin
Galveston County Pct. 1

April 2, 2018

We love and miss you so much BJ. We think of you and talk about you all the time. We wish you were still with us physically. January 1 will never be the same as it was prior to 2006.
Love you forever,
Your Family

Your Family

January 4, 2018

Thinking of you today BJ. I know you are safe in the arms of God! You are loved and missed very much. Sending prayers to your family and friends on this difficult day.

Wanda Ryan, Comm. Supervisor, Pecos
Texas Department of Public Safety

January 1, 2018

Merry Christmas BJ. We love and miss you so much. I wish I could see your smiling face and get a big bear hug from you again. God Bless You. I know your a precious guardian angel to many people.

Wanda Ryan
Texas Dept of Public Safety

December 25, 2017

Happy Birthday BJ. We love and miss you every day. A day doesn't pass that you are not thought of and talked about. We wish you were still with us physically on Earth.

Your Loving Family

July 25, 2017

We love and miss you every day BJ, but January 1st is always a day filled with sadness along with our lovely memories of the time we had you on Earth with us. It's still impossible to wrap our brains around the tragedy that took you from us. We love you, and are thankful for the happiness that will share when we see you again.
Love always, Your Family

Your Family

January 4, 2017

Rip brother , prayers to your family

Judge /retired SC Trooper Danny Lynn
Aiken County, SC

January 2, 2017

Happy Birthday BJ!! Our feelings never change as we miss you so much every day. We celebrate you today as we remember all the love and joy you brought us. We love you so very much!
Your Loving Family


July 27, 2016

Rest in Peace Trooper Billy Jack Zachary. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice.

I pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers.

I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw at the flesh of the careless motorist that caused your death.

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston,TX

January 2, 2016

Another New Year's Day is here, and we miss you as much today as we have daily since you were taken on that horrible New Year's Day ten years ago. We feel you with us in spirit and know you are so proud of your precious wife, daughter, parents, and sister. They continue to carry on your legacy of kindness and Christianity.
We love you BJ!

Your loving Family

January 1, 2016

Thinking of you. I know you're soaring with the angels. Rest In Peace kiddo. Luv u. Till we meet again someday!

Wanda Ryan
DPS Pecos

November 16, 2015

Happy Birthday BJ! We miss you as much as always and love you with all our hearts! Not a day goes by without reflections of memories of you.
Love you and we'll see you in the future

Your loving Family

July 25, 2015

"B.J." I know that it has been 9 years now since you were taken from us, but know that you continue to inspire my family and I. Your wonderful heart still shines. Thank you for all your help with moving items upstairs. Our family continues to place a wreath at your memorial here in Monahans on the 1st of every year. I am retired now but I will never forget you and your kind heart

Corporal Paul Torres (Ret.)
Texas Department of Public Safety

March 18, 2015

We love and miss you every day, but today we start the new year with a mix of sadness wishing we could turn back time and change what happened on that tragic day in 2006. You lost you life on Earth being the kind and giving guy you always were helping save lives so other families would be spared this pain. Thank God we know we will see you again. That is what helps us to continue to have joy in our lives as we carry on as we know you want us to.

Your loving Family

January 1, 2015

You will never be forgotten, brother. I miss you & it was an honor to have had worked along side you. I learned so much from you and will never forget the impact you had on my career.

Texas DPS

December 11, 2014

Happy Birthday BJ. You not being with us daily is always heartbreaking but today is your birthday and our tears will flow as we think of you and celebrate your life.
We love and miss you so much and wish you were physically here.
You are always with us.
Your loving family.


July 25, 2014

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