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Wilson Yellow Boy

Wilson Yellow Boy

Saturday, March 8th, 1947 - Thursday, September 17th, 2020
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Obituary

Wilson Yellow Boy was born on March 13, 1946 in Pine Ridge, SD to Adolph Yellow Boy and Lucy (Protector) Yellow Boy. Wilson made his journey to the Spirit World on September 17, 2020 at the Bennett County Nursing Home in Martin, SD.

Wilson is survived by his son, Jonathan Yellow Boy-Black Elk of Pine Ridge, SD; granddaughters, Mariah Black Elk of Minnesota and Rolanda Black Elk of Washington; grandson, Estephon Yellow Boy of Pine Ridge, SD; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.

Wilson was preceded in death by his parents, Adolph and Lucy (Protector) Yellow Boy; sisters, Sophie “Hannah” Yellow Boy, Carol Jean Yellow Boy, Florence Little Brave-Yellow Boy, and Abigail Arapahoe-Yellow Boy; brothers, Eugene Yellow Boy, Levi Yellow Boy, Leo Yellow Boy, Everett Yellow Boy, and Richard Yellow Boy; and daughter, Maryann Yellow Boy-Randall.

Pallbearers will be Charles Waters, Jr., Waylon LaMont, Russell Running Hawk, Jr., Richard Yellow Boy, Jr., Larry Running Hawk, Robert Iron Cloud, Jimmy Charge On Him, and John Elk Boy, Jr.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bennett County Nursing Home Staff & Residents, All Army Vietnam Veterans, and All Friends & Relatives.

Visitation Services: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Thursday, September 24, 2020 at the Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge, SD.
Graveside Services: 1:30 PM, Thursday, September 24, 2020 at the Lakota Freedom Veterans Cemetery near Kyle, SD
Officiating: Pastor Bill Quijas
Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Floyd Running Hawk, Sr.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD
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Service Details

  • First Night Wake Service

    Thursday, September 24th, 2020 | 9:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Thursday, September 24th, 2020 9:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Sioux Funeral Home
    Address
    340 Oglala Ave
    PINE RIDGE, SD 57772
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, September 24th, 2020 | 9:00am
    When
    Thursday, September 24th, 2020 9:00am
    Location
    Sioux Funeral Home
    Address
    340 Oglala Ave
    PINE RIDGE, SD 57772
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Bill Quijas
  • Interment

    Location
    Lakota Freedom Veteran's Cemetery
    Address
    KYLE, SD
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Burial services will be held at 1:30 PM, Thursday, September 24, 2020

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