COMFORT Graveside services for Zachary Creech, 39, of Burlington, N.C., formerly of the Comfort area. were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 24, in the Comfort Cemetery with Pastor Jim Holt officiating.

He died Monday, Dec. 17, 2007, at his home.

He was a native of Brown County.

Survivors include a son and daughter, Landon Creech and Riley Creech, both of Cumberland, Md.; his fianc/e, Lara Davis of Elon, N.C.; his mother and spouse, Louise and Barry Scaff of Brownwood; his father, Sidney Creech of Midland; two sisters, Rebecca Redinger, and Natalie and her spouse Tommy Rausch, all from Comfort; two nieces; and two nephews

Memorials may be made to the American Lung/Asthma Association of North Carolina, 3801 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 190, Raleigh, NC 27607.

Schaetter Funeral Home in Comfort was in charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be sent at www.schaetter.com.