SSG Zachary A Darras
  • 25 years old
  • Date of birth: Dec 30, 1984
  • Date of passing: Dec 22, 2010
Let the memory of Zachary be with us forever

Zachary was born December 30, 1984, in Ada, Oklahoma to Charlie A. Darras and Debra Lafon. He passed away in Tacoma, Washington on December 22, 2010. Zachary was an artist as well as a talented musician playing the drums. He was currently producing Dubstep music. Zachary enlisted in the Army in 2006 as a Fire Support Specialist with the Field Artillery. He deployed to Iraq for the first time in 2007 with 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division attached to the 2nd Squadron 1st Cavalry Regiment. During that deployment he earned the rank of Sergeant for his superior performance. He deployed a second time to Iraq on 2009, this time attached to the 4th Battalion 9th Infantry Regiment. Since his return from his second tour in Iraq he served in the capacity of Fire Support Sergeant training new fire support specialists. Zachary was loving life and looking forward to the future and loved his family very much. He has been preceded in death by his father Charlie A. Darras; brother Jeremy Darras; and paternal grandparents Alfred and Ann Darras. Zachary is survived by his mother, Debra Lafon of Tahlequah; brothers Malan Darras of Los Angeles, CA and Benjamin Darras of Mississippi; sister Rachel Cain and Brian of Owasso, OK; nephew, Malan Cline of Tahlequah, OK; maternal grandparents, Dee J. Lafon and wife Dortha, and Barbara Buttel and husband Don; as well as other relatives, friends, and loved ones.

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