In Loving Memory of Zane A. Breakiron
Zane A. Breakiron, age 34, of Uniontown, entered into the eternal kingdom on Saturday, June
3, 2023, as a result of a tragic automobile accident. He was born on May 10, 1989, in
Uniontown, Pennsylvania, to his loving parents, Dr. Garret G. Breakiron and Mindi K. Denney
Breakiron. Zane was preceded in death by his beloved grandfathers, Ralph “Hap” Denney and
Zane’s journey began at Laurel Highlands High School, where he excelled athletically as a four
year varsity member for Football, Wrestling and Track & Field. Where he threw the 2x WPIAL
Javalin medalist. He was named an all American in the USA Track and Field National
Championships. His passion for sports continued as he pursued his education at the University
of Florida, where he qualified for the NCAA Eastern Regional Finals during his sophomore year.
Following his graduation, Zane became a member of the Morgantown City Police Department
where he served a a K9 Officer, was apart of the Underwater Search and Rescue Team, and
was a physical trainer for the department. While servicing the citizens of Morgantown he
utilized his platform to serve Jesus Christ on a daily basis.
Zane’s commitment to public service extended beyond his profession as he actively
participated in organizations such as the Hutchinson Sportsman Club, Catholic War Veterans
of Fayette County, and the Fraternal Order of Police. He also dedicated his skills to the
underwater search and rescue team, showcasing his unwavering bravery and dedication to
While Zane’s accomplishments in his career and athletic pursuits were remarkable, his true
essence was reflected in his unwavering faith and love for Jesus Christ. As a devoted member
of Abundant Life Church, Zane’s spirit thrived in his relationship with God. He served as a
shining example of Christian values, spreading love, kindness, and compassion to all he
Zane had an infectious smile and ever loving kindness. To know was to love him.
Zane cherished his family and friends deeply, forging strong bonds that transcended time and
distance. He shared a special bond with his father, Garret Breakiron, as they worked out
together and enjoyed the great outdoors. They shared countless memories and adventures,
from training sessions to tending to their goats and chickens alongside their loyal K9
companion, Neo. Zane was also a true momma’s boy and loved her more than life it’s self.
Zane’s presence will be deeply missed, but his legacy of determination, excellence, and faith
will forever inspire us. In this time of profound loss, let us find comfort in the memories we
shared with Zane. May his soul find eternal peace, and may his bright light continue to shine in
Zane was first and foremost a beloved son to Dr. Garret and Mindi Breakiron, A grandson to Marlene Denney and Janet Breakiron; A nephew to Tye and Jessica Denney, a loved cousin to Caden & Brynn, a Big Brother to Zack and his Fiancé
Audrey Bentley of Ann Arbor Michigan and a loved child of Christ who not only war his police
uniform proudly, he wore the armor of god proudly everyday.
Arrangements to honor Zane’s life have been entrusted to the caring hands of the ANDREW D.
FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME. Visiting will take place at Abundant life church 1239 Brownfield
Pastor Mark Scott will host the celebration of Zane’s Life at 10:00am on Friday at the same
In lieu of Flowers please make donation to “West Virginia Police K9 Fund”.