Ezekiel Kane Malone, 16, of Van Buren died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at his home. He was a student at Northside High School in Fort Smith and a member of the Northside R.O.T.C. program.

Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren. A family memorial service will be held at a later date.

He is survived by his parents, Heath and Jessica Malone of the home; twin brothers, Landon and Owen Malone, both of the home; maternal grandparents, Jeff and Connie (Harrison) Welch of Longview, Texas; paternal grandparents, Ron and Ramona Jones of Port Arthur, Texas; and paternal great-grandmother, Billie Ann Allred of Bastrop, La.