Ethan's father is an officer with the Cedar Hill Police Department. Sgt. Victor Vasquez spoke about his son during the funeral and said he was always so anxious to see what he would become.
"We're going to make it through this," Victor Vasquez said. "As hard and as difficult as this is, we're going to make it through this."
The seventh grader who attended Travis Middle School was talented and gifted. He participated in theater and debate and even built his own computer when he was just 12 years old, according to the program at the service.
Police officers from several different cities were there to support the family.
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