Evan Eugene Cotillier, 16, of Cabot, died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013.

Evan was born April 25, 1997, in Gary, Ind. to Rodney Cotillier and Laura Malerich. Evan was a sophomore at Cabot High School and attended New Life Church. He loved football, and dreamed of being an Air Force pilot. Evan’s smile could lighten up any situation. He was the peacemaker of the family, nurturing and loving everyone.

Evan is survived by father, Rodney Cotillier and wife, Kristy, of Cabot; mother, Laura Malerich of Merrillville, Ind.; siblings Iesha Cotillier, Karley Cotillier, Alex Cotillier, William Cotillier, Jessica Terry, Samantha Terry, and Jillian Terry; grandparents Rodney Cotillier Sr., Anita Garrett, Sue Smith and husband, Tom, Dewayne Faulk and wife, Ruth; great-grandmother Dorothy O’Keefe and great-grandmother, Alice Faye Kennedy; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services were held 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at New Life Church, 201 S. 10th St., Cabot, with James Bennett officiating. Burial followed in New Hope Cemetery in Lonoke. Memorials may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation. www.arkansasfuneralcare.com.