Morris Gilbert "MoRock" Holy Rock Jr.
Morris “MoRock” Gilbert Holy Rock, Jr. was born on September 29, 1970 in Pine Ridge, SD to Morris Holy Rock, Sr. and Theresa (Black Bear) Bad Milk. Morris made his journey to the Spirit World on April 2, 2018 at his home in Manderson, SD.
Morris is survived by his sister, Meredith Black Bear of Manderson, SD; brother, Gaylen (Shirley) Holy Rock of Oglala, SD; children, Morris Holy Rock III, Frank Holy Rock, Summer Looks Twice, Fannie Holy Rock, John Holy Rock, and Morissa Holy Rock all of Manderson, SD; special friend, Corrina Apple of Manderson, SD; step-children, Tiana Cuny, Kassandra Cuny, Brandon Cuny, and Kara Cuny all of Rapid City, SD; nieces and nephews, Michael DeLeon, Rhonda Jumping Eagle, Heidi Black Bear, and Chris Black Bear all of Manderson, SD; Gaylen, Jr., Billie, Randee, and Calvin Holy Rock all of Oglala, SD; and grandchildren, Kaydence Packed, Kandace Holy Rock, Thomas Holy Rock, Lorenzo Holy Rock, D’oran Holy Rock, Devin Holy Rock, Aubree Holy Rock, Louis Belt, Jr., Jennah Shott, Chris Shott, Jedidiah Holy Rock, Hayden Jumping Eagle, Brayden Harris, and Zuey Harris.
Morris was preceded in death by his mother, Theresa Black Bear-Bad Milk; father, Morris Holy Rock, Sr.; sons, Jacob and Lorenzo Holy Rock; maternal grandparents, Thomas & Fannie (Spotted Owl) Black Bear; paternal grandparents, Frank “Salo” Holy Rock and Adelia LeBeau; brothers, Aloysius Black Bear, Corwin Black Bear, and Roy Jumping Eagle; and step-son, David Cuny, Jr.
Wake Services: Two night wake service with the first night starting at 3:00 PM, Monday, April 9, 2018 at the Wounded Knee District CAP Office in Manderson, SD and the second night starting at 12:00 PM, Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at the St. Agnes Catholic Church Hall in Manderson, SD. Prayer services will be at 7:00 PM each evening during the wake services.
Funeral Services: 1:00 PM, Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at the St. Agnes Catholic Church Hall in Manderson, SD
Traditional Lakota Services: All Spiritual Leaders Welcome
Burial Services: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Grass Creek Community, Manderson, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD