Zacorrian Gaither, 29, of 250 Hospital Drive, Statesville, N.C., departed this life on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, following an automobile accident. He was born in Catawba County on July 6, 1991, and was the son of Darrell (Nicole) McCombs of Washington, D.C., and Tasha (Christopher) Houpe of Statesville, N.C.

He attended Chestnut Grove Baptist Church and the N.C. School for the Deaf. At the time of his death, he was employed by Home Depot as a stocker. Zacorrian will truly be missed.

He was preceded in death by a grand parent, Wilson McCombs; and a great greatparents, Herman and Bessie McCorkle.

He leaves to cherish the memories of his life in addition to his parents, Darrell (Nicole) McCombs and Tasha (Christopher) Houpe; his sons, Jayden Gaither and Corbin Gaither, both of Dallas, Texas; his brothers, Darrell McCombs of Conover, N.C., and Jakolbi Farley of Charlotte, N.C.; his sisters, I’keyah Gaither, Dionna Thomas, Delani Thompson, Kerrigan Rummage, and Taneisha Danne, all of Conover; his grandparents, Shirley Stanford of Hickory, Richard Baker of Kingsport, Tenn, Martha Anderson of Winston-Salem, Nick McClain of Statesville, and Veronica McCombs of Catawba; his uncles, Reggie Baker of Conover, Elder De’Wayne Houpe Sr. of Winston Salem, and Kevin (Lisa) Baker of Hickory, N.C.; his aunts, Camilla Johnson of San Antonio, Texas, Chanda (Maurice) Powell of Hickory, and LaToyna (Timothy) Keaton of Statesville; his godparent, Doshawunda Jenkins of Gastonia, N.C.; his special cousins, Jordan Mayhew of Statesville, J’Nay Washington of Dallas, Texas, Candace Maddox of Hickory, Myles Baker, and Nick Baker, of Conover, and Demetrius Young, of Claremont , N.C.; his girlfriend, Veronica Santillan, of Catawba, N.C.; and a host of great aunts, uncles, family, and friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, August 1, 2020, at 3 p.m. at Morningstar Baptist Church, in Hickory, N.C. Visit the Book of Memories for Zacorrian Gaither at

Rutledge and Bigham is serving the Gaither family.

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