A celebration of life service for Nathaniel Cotlage age 76 of Hot Springs, Arkansas, who died Wednesday April 30, 2014 at National Park Medical Center Hot Springs, Arkansas, will be held Monday, May 12, 2014 at 10:00 am at Eureka Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Steve Lake Pastor officiating. Burial will be in the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery with full military honors performed by the U. S. Marine Corps.
Nathaniel was of the Baptist faith. He served in the U. S. Marines for 21 years before he retired. He was a correction officer where he received numerous awards and medals which include Republic Of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Rifle Expert Badge, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Good Conduct Medal w/5 stars, Pistol Sharpshooter Badge, Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Commendation. After his military retirement he worked at the Arlington hotel.
Nathaniel is survived by children Yalanda Cotlage of Little Rock, AR, Christina Henry and Shantell Henry both of Hot Springs, AR; two Brothers Matthew Russey and Emmanuel Russey both of Hot Springs, AR.
Visitation will be Saturday, May 10 2014 at Eureka Missionary Baptist Church from 6 – 7 PM. Services are provided by Brandon’s Mortuary.