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Joseph Red Star
In Memory of
Joseph Myrtle
Red Star Sr.
1964 - 2018
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Obituary for Joseph Myrtle Red Star Sr.

Joseph Myrtle  Red Star Sr.
Joseph Myrtle Red Star, Sr. was born on October 27, 1964 in Rushville, NE to Neville and Gladys (Little Bull) Red Star. Joseph made his journey to the Spirit World on March 4, 2018 near Smithwick, SD.

Joseph graduated from Pine Ridge High School in Pine Ridge, SD and then went on and attended Vo-Tech School in Sydney, NE and later went onto Haskell University. Joseph worked for Big Bats Texaco and for Prairie Wind Casino as a Black Jack Dealer and as a Host.

Joseph is survived by his children, Joseph Wells Red Star, William “Billy” Red Star, Brenanne Hunter all of Pine Ridge, SD; brothers, Anson Red Star of Lincoln, NE, Neville Red Star, Jr. of Calico, SD, Jacob Little Bull of Texas, Murray American Horse of Pine Ridge, SD, Wyman Red Star of Kentucky, and Thomas Red Star of Tennessee; sisters, Nellie Bald eagle and Venus Rodriguez both of Pine Ridge, SD, Lina Long and Sherry Red Star both of Lincoln, NE, and Dawn Torres of Sioux Falls, SD; and grandchildren, Shailaya Shaw and E’Leigheya Hunter both of Pine Ridge, SD.

Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, Neville C Red Star, Sr. and Sophie Gladys Little Bull; sisters, Priscilla, Eileen, and Renita; brother, Moses John; son, Theodore Red Star; and grandparents, Paul, Sr. & Eva (Blunte Horn) Red Star, David Little Bull, and Jettie Imitates Dog.


Wake Services: Two night wake services starting at 1:00 PM, Sunday, March 11, 2018 at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge, SD.
Funeral Services: 2:00 PM, Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge, SD
Officiating: Father Ed Hunt & Rev. Rhoda Mesteth
Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Pete Swift Bird, Mr. Joe Swift Bird, Mr. Hawkeye Montileaux, and Mr. Sundown Montileaux
Burial Services: Holy Cross Episcopal Cemetery, Pine Ridge, SD

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD
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