Zachary Wayne Givans, age 21, went to join our Heavenly Father unexpectedly on April 13, 2023. Zach was born on January 22, 2002, in Peru, Indiana to Angela Hinkle and Ricky Rybolt Jr. Zach graduated from Greenfield Central High School, Class of 2020. Following graduation, he attended Purdue University in Ft. Wayne. Shortly after, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, as an Airframe Mechanic for F-35s, Unit VMFA 242. He was recently promoted to Corporal and stationed in Iwakuni, Japan. Zach spent a lot of time traveling to so many places in Japan, he truly loved it there. This is where he met his fiancé, Nishimoto Aimi. They had planned to get married on her upcoming birthday. “I’m here for a good time, not for a long time.” Zach’s siblings were everything to him. He loved spending time with his family. Zach aka Gibby could always be found hanging out with his friends. Zach enjoyed the challenge of building computers and would often find himself drawing. If he wasn’t listening to music, he was making his own with his guitar. He also enjoyed gaming and recently started sharpening his skills on the pool table.
Zach was predeceased by his Great Grandpa Dennis, Great Grammy Kathy, Pappy Russell, and Brother Treyvon.
Zach is survived by his Mom and Dad, Angela and Ricky JR, Mammy Dawn, Grandparents Mike and Mary Miller, Grandparents Sam and Ricky SR, Sisters Ciara, Amanda, and Gabrielle, Brothers Gavin, Jaylin, Jaxson, Brayden, Riley, and Donald, Niece Lydia, Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins.
Zachary was a determined, strong willed young man that was ready to fight his way to the top and conquer any challenge placed in the way of his goals.
“No weapon formed against me shall prosper” Isaiah 54:17
A visitation for Zach will be held on Monday, May 8, 2023 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home (1977 S SR 135, Greenwood, IN, 46143) from 5pm to 7pm. An additional visitation for Zach will be held on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at Forest Lawn from 10am to 12pm. The funeral service will be on Tuesday, May 9, 2023 at 12:00 pm at Forest Lawn. Burial will immediately follow at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens at 1:00 pm with full military honors.