A graveside funeral service for Zachariah Rhoads, age 1, of Killeen, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 25, 2020, in the Loving Family Cemetery, near May, under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00.


Zachariah passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2020 in a Killeen hospital.


Zachariah was born on June 19, 2019 in Killeen to Jennifer Elliott and Josh Rhoads. Zachariah was a happy baby boy and enjoyed making those around him happy also. He enjoyed ships and everything to do with the ocean.  Zachariah loved his siblings and family.


Zachariah is survived by his parents; a brother, Damien Izayiah Rhoads, sister, Zofie Aleece Rhoads; paternal grandparents, Jean and Joe Rhoads; maternal grandparents, Michael Jackson and wife Keri of Rockwood and Sherry White of San Angelo; great-grandparents, Jerry and Sande Jackson of Rising Star; aunts and uncles, Lisa Rhoads, Dianne Self and husband Scott, Amanda Miller and husband Bryan, Chrystal Taylor; Kyra Jackson, Abrey Jackson, Jara Jackson and numerous cousins and extended family.


Zachariah was preceded in death by his maternal great-grandmother, Linda Jackson; maternal grandmother, Kim Jackson; great-grandparents, Lee Speer, Jr. and Jean Speer and a great-uncle, Donald Darnell.


Condolences, memories, and tributes can be offered to the family online at heartlandfuneralhome.net