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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. You are so special, and we think about you daily. If only you could be here physically to celebrate - what joy that would bring. You are always in our hearts and thoughts - always. We love and miss you so much.

Your Loving Family

July 25, 2012

Miss u always but especially today. I love you always.


January 10, 2012

Another January 1st... no amount of time lessens the pain. BJ, we miss you so much and we love you forever.

Your loving family.

January 1, 2012

Rest in peace, Trooper Zachary. You're not forgotten.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

January 1, 2012

BJ, another year has gone by. You have been on my mind for the past few days. It's been 6 years today. You are missed so much. I think of you and your smile often. Today is a hard day and I hope it goes by fast.

Wanda Ryan

January 1, 2012

Happy Birthday BJ! We miss you so much. It never gets less painful...We love you!!! Your family


July 27, 2011

You will not be forgotten, Brother.

NLC, Special Agent

March 18, 2011

I think about you often BJ and go on duty with pride knowing that you are watching over all of us. Your daughter is growing up beautifully and she looks so like you. I'm am proud of what of you and that you were in my family. Rest easy my brother...We've still got the watch from here!

Officer Cheryl Murphree
North Lake College Police Department/Cousin

January 3, 2011

BJ, We miss you everyday. Today is no different although anniversary dates add a different type of dimension to the pain. It's been five years since you were taken from us and it seems like yesterday. Grief is forever on this Earth, but thanks to God we will be with you again. Our happy memories of you here, seeing you in beautiful Zoe's face and personality, and knowing you are not gone forever helps us to find some joy as 2011 begins.
We love and miss you so much,
Your Family

Your Family

January 1, 2011

Wow, life has changed so much, but everyday you remain a constant in our lives. I think how different things would have been if we hadn't lost you that day. The loss of the "life" that could have been, not just for you, but for everyone who ever knew you is crushing. I think about Tara and Zoe everyday as well. I can only have empathy for them, but I'll never forget the day you were taken from them and the way she cried for you. It scared me, because I knew I never wanted to feel that amount of pain. Sometimes I hate you for it. I know it's crazy and not your fault. I want so much for everything to go back to those simpler days of ease and friendship. So much would be different for all of us. I miss that sense of humor and that innate kindness, but most of all I miss what could have been.


November 2, 2010

As you know today is precious Zoe's 5th birthday, and I miss you as much as the day you were taken away when she was a tiny infant. What a heartbreak. I wish you were physically here to share the joy she brings us. I am so thankful I am blessed to have you as my nephew and equally blessed to have her as my niece. You are both priceless gifts. I love you very much, Aunt Candice


October 6, 2010

You crossed my mind the other day and I had to smile. I can't believe it's been over 4 and a half years. It's still not fair and I still don't get it but I know you still drop in on all of us from time to time. Thanks for being a friend, BJ. Thanks for sharing your smile and laugh. Miss you.


October 6, 2010

Ive been thinking about you alot BJ. You are missed very much. I miss your smiling face around here. May God continue to Bless you and your family and watch over you.

Wanda Ryan

September 28, 2010

BJ, I just wanted to wish you a happy birthday. I think about you all the time, and all the memories of our childhood. I cannot put into words what your loss has affected me. I pray for your family, and think God that you were my best friend in life, and I will see you again in Heaven. I miss you, man.

West Monroe

July 28, 2010

Happy Birthday BJ. We wish you were physically with us to celebrate. We miss you so much and nothing will ever change that. You are in our thoughts every day and the pain of not having you here never lessens. Thank God we know you are in Heaven and we will be together again one day. That's the key.
We love you so much!

Your Loving Family

July 25, 2010

This is my first message posting here. I have been thinking of you ALOT (everyday since 01-01-2006) in the last few weeks I have been putting some things together for Zoe to have sometime later in her life, and I somehow landed on this web site. I think it is time I posted somthing here.
I miss you, and I thank you for what you brought to my life. You were truly "god sent". Always willing to help. Always smiling. Never judgmental. You have left this life, but have left those of us that knew you more alive for knowing you. Tara has always been a good and caring person. Your mom said it right "you picked a good one". She will always honor your name. I look forward to seeing you again one day. Again "THANKS" for your help and friendship. "I TRULY MISS YOU"...

Corporal Paul Torres

July 19, 2010

Happy Father's Day BJ. We wish you could physically be with us for Father's Day. Time will never ever make it any easier. You have the most precious daughter who will always know how much you love her. We love and miss you so much.

Your Loving Family

June 20, 2010

BJ we all miss you so much. I think of you often. You were so special to us all here. I miss you standing in my office door smiling and visiting with me. There is a place in my heart that only you can fill. You were like one of my kids. You were a good man and I know your parents are so proud of who you are and your accomplishments in life. Chris still has not gotten over losing you. He has one wall dedicated to your memory in his house. He even has the last golf score card you two played along with others things including your last work schedule displayed. You were his brother as far as he was concerned. God Bless You, we miss you and love you so much.

Wanda Ryan
Texas Dept of Public Safety

April 13, 2010

My dearest BJ,
You cannot imagine how much we miss you, and how much it hurts. I cry everyday; sometimes a little, and sometimes alot. I also laugh alot, too. Zoe makes us so happy. She is beautiful, smart and so sweet. Tara is wonderful to us. You picked a good woman. We are so blessed to have them living close to us. We see them very often. Zoe spends the weekend with us alot, too. She is so much fun to have around. She keeps you alive for us. I hope you know how proud we have always been of you. You have not been forgotten, nor will you be. So many people loved you. Thanks to all of you who have written messages. Your kind words help, and are greatly appreciated. The last 4 years have been tough. God, our family and our friends (even those of you we haven't met yet) have helped us through this so far. Thank you! BJ, I look forward to the day we are all together again. Love you, sweetie!


February 8, 2010

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 4th anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

I pray for the solace of all who love and miss you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. To your parents, I share your anquish in losing a beloved child which surely has to be life's greatest sorrow. You are all in my heart's embrace today.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

January 7, 2010

Another year....I sit here starring at the cursor blinking wondering what I am going to say to you that you don't already know. Thomas and I were talking on new year's about when you and I starting dating. It was fun remembering and sharing. One thing that stopped me mid-sentence was the realization that the day we starting dating, March 4, 1999, was the day that Rai was born 10 years later. I think God has a special way of keeping you so intertwined in our lives. I will be able to share that with Rai one day. My heart still aches for you. I love you and miss you so much.


January 6, 2010

It's been four years today and nothing fills the hole in my heart that was created when you were taken from us. I don't belive it was God's plan for you to be killed and leave behind Tara, Zoe, your parents, sister, other family members, and friends. Free will and choices made by another took you from us and God has given us faith and the gift of knowing that we will be with you again to sustain us and allow us some joy each day. Until we see you again, memories of your laughter, your wit, your compassion, your great hugs, and spending time with your precious daughter give me comfort.
I love and miss you so much,


January 1, 2010

Just thinking of you brother. Thinking of what a good Trooper we lost this date four years ago. Rest in peace brother.

Trooper II
Texas Highway Patrol

January 1, 2010

In just a short time it will be 4 years and still hard to believe. I think of you often. Even though I'm a Detective and no longer on patrol, I still would have loved to have had the opportunity to work with you. May God continue to be with and bless your family and friends and most of all your precious daughter!

Detective Melissa Fautheree
Cedar Park Police Dept

December 31, 2009

BJ, There are never the words to express how much we miss you. Christmas will never be the same without you physically at our family gatherings. We miss your laughter and playful nature. Your Christmas stocking is still hung every year and your presence is felt. Your beautiful smile lives on in precious Zoe. We hope you had a Merry Christmas with other loved ones in Heaven and we are grateful that God sent his son so that we can see you again and share eternity with you.
We love you very much!


December 29, 2009

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