Steven Mark Drillette, 57, of Sherwood, Arkansas, passed on April 21, 2018. He was born on February 11, 1961 in Jourdanton, Texas. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, North Little Rock Rotary, a CASA volunteer and his 3.0 Senior tennis team won the Arkansas State Title in 2017. Steve taught and coached basketball for the first eight years of his career, before being hired by the National Weather Service. He recently celebrated 25 years of service for the NWS and was currently the Meteorologist in Charge of Little Rock.
He is survived by his mother, Mary Edith Drillette; wife, Martha Rutledge Drillette; daughter, Chelsea Marie Cochran (Mitchell); son, Joshua Steven Drillette; grandchildren, Chloe Jo Cochran and Conor Cochran (expected in July); siblings, Tom Drillette (Elysa), Debbie Tolar (Bob), Tim Drillette (Lori), and Scott Drillette (Amy); fifteen nieces and nephews; and other extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Drillette.
Memorials may be made to Saint Francis Catholic Church, 5005 Klinke Road, Amarillo, Texas 79108 or Pulaski County friends of CASA, 3001 W. Roosevelt Road, Little Rock, Arkansas 72204.
A visitation will be held at Martin’s Funeral Home, Granbury, Texas from 3 -4 p.m. Sunday, April 29, 2018 followed by a rosary at 4 p.m. Burial will be at Holly Hills Memorial Park, Granbury on Monday following a funeral service at 11:30 a.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church in Acton.
Arrangements by Martin’s Funeral Home.