Zechariah Gabriel Nelson, 9, of Augusta died suddenly due to an electrical accident at his home in Augusta.
Funeral services were held Thursday, June 16, at the Hope Community Church in Andover. Burial followed in the Farmer Township Cemetery in Bushton, Kan.
Zechariah was born on March 28, 2002 the son of James "Jay" P. Nelson III and Rahna Lynne Taylor Nelson in Wichita. He was about to start the fourth grade at Douglass Elementary.
Zechariah enjoyed sports of all kinds including football, basketball, Tae Kwon Do and swimming. He was a wonderful happy young man who loved Jesus.
Surviving to honor his memory are: his parents, James "Jay" and Rahna Nelson of Augusta; brother, Jay Nelson and wife Elizabeth of Belle Plaine; sisters, Sarah Long and husband Paul of Havana, Kan., and Noel Nelson of Augusta; grandmothers, Beatrice Nelson of Geneseo, Kan., and Barbara Taylor of Wasilla, Alaska.; grandfather, Robert Taylor of Willow, Alaska.
His grandfather James Nelson preceded him in death.
A memorial has been established with the Orphanage in Haiti through the Hope Community Church, 1831 E. 21st Street, Andover, KS 67002. Arrangements by Dunsford Funeral Home & Crematory, Augusta.