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

Cremation is 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 of the home; grandparents, Jeff and Connie Welch of Longview, Texas, and Ron and Ramona Jones of Port Arthur, Texas; and great-grandmother, Billie Allred of Bastrop, La.