Zachary A. Thompson, 20, of Christiana, died on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, as the result of a motorcycle accident.
Born at Brandywine Hospital, he was the son of Raymond A. Thompson of Christiana and JoAnn McCarter Harris of Morgantown, and stepmother, Betty Thompson.
Zach was an area resident all his life and a 2011 graduate of the Octorara High School.
He was employed by Protection Services Inc. as a construction worker.
Zachary was a third palm Eagle Scout with Troop 116 of Hibernia and a member of the Order of The Arrow.
He was also a member of the West Caln Sportsmen Club, the Chester County A.B.A.T.E. Motorcycle Club and he served as chaplain of the Sons of the American Legion in Christiana.
He loved to ride motorcycles and he enjoyed life.
He is survived, in addition to his parents, by one brother, Michael W. Harris and wife, Christina, of Christiana; three nieces; one nephew; his fiancee, Natalie Deets; and two stepbrothers, Matthew Swift and Zachariah Lepore.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St., Parkesburg, followed by interment in the Atglen Methodist Cemetery.
A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the funeral home and from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday.
Online condolences may be posted at www.wildefuneralhome.com.