As we all know, Zach was friends with my daughter Kayla Shoemaker, Zach and Kayla both lost their lives for a senseless preventable crime both so young and having the rest of their lives to live. This is so grief-stricken and hard same city 5 months apart, I was so proud that both of my girls where at Zach’s funeral and I know somehow someway Zach was at Kayla’s funeral, Zach was about to graduate high school he was very smart handsome intelligent and just in normal teenage boy I pray for the family and I know flying high in the sky they are together rest in peace Zach, fly high love always Heather and Alexis
— Heather Shoemaker