Zechariah Anthony Protzman

Jun 5, 1996 - Oct 9, 2012


Zechariah Anthony Protzman, of Big Sandy, Tenn., and formerly of Vickery, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, in Vanderbilt Hospital, Nashville, Tenn.

He was born June 5, 1996, son of Jennifer (Benefiel) and the late Frank Protzman,

He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Jennifer and Benjamin Hartley; three brothers, Joshua Protzman, Tyler Stamm and Kyler Hartley; a sister, Kayle Hartley; a stepbrother, Kris Hartley; his maternal grandparents, Debbie Johnson and Elmer Johnson; stepgrandparents, Bob and Ronda Hartley and Earl and Jan Raphael; great-grandparents, L.B. and Helen Manus; paternal grandparents, Frank and Sandy Protzman; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives.

He was welcomed to Heaven with open arms by his daddy, Frank Protzman (2002); brother, Anthony Protzman (1989); grandparents, Tom and Opal Rowe; and several others.

A memorial service will be at noon Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Master’s Hands Church of God, 7410 Magill Road, Castalia, with a wake service at 1:30 p.m. at Bay Bell Restaurant in Bay View.

Contributions may be made ti Zech’s mom, Jennifer Hartley, to help pay expenses.