Andre Gibbons-Starr


Funeral services for 29-year old Andre Gibbons-Starr are Sunday, Dec 11, 2022 at 11:00 at the C Bear Memorial Gymnasium in Batesland, SD, with traditional Lakota services by Hoksila Mesteth & Brian Thunder Hawk.

Burial is at the Messiah Episcopal Church Cemetery in Wounded Knee, SD.

A one-night wake service starts Saturday at noon, also at the C Bear Memorial Gymnasium in Batesland

Andre Devin Gibbons-Starr “Mato Nagi Gluhamani” was born on October 20, 1993 in Pine Ridge, SD to Denise Gibbons and Brian Starr.  Andre began his journey to the Spirit World on October 16, 2022 near Oglala, SD.

Andre is survived by his aunts, Gayla, Lynn (Darrell), Toni (Virgil); uncle, Hinhan (Kate); hunka até, Terrance “Pops” Two Bulls, Sr.; siblings, Leah, Angelita, Terrance, Jr., and Orien Two Bulls, Randi, Rachel, Raquel, Rena, & Rebecca Hunter; Matt, Angelene, Francis & Louis; Austin, Sammy, Stella, Canupa, Mato, and Skuya Denise Loud Hawk; and Stormy Cuny; hunka siblings, Sandy, Paulina, Veronica, Rushell, Michaela, Russell, Jakira, Daniel, Robert, Benji, & Suzy; all nieces and nephews who he unconditionally loved; and his paternal father, Brian Starr and siblings, Morgan and Kayla.    

Andre was preceded in death by his mother, Denise Gibbons; maternal grandparents, Angelita (Adams) Loud Hawk and Sam Loud Hawk; paternal grandfather, Clement Gibbons; brothers, Cody and Cole Two Bulls; maternal great grandmother, Naomi (Two Lance) Broken Rope; paternal great grandparents, Elsie (Long Cat) Gibbons and William Gibbons, Sr.; great grandparents, Russell & Stella Loud Hawk; grandparents, Joan (Two Bulls) Decker, Stacy & Vivian Reed; sisters, Brianna Rae & Breonna Jody Brings Him Back; cousins, Anna Maria and Dowan Waste Win Loud Hawk; maternal grandfather, Miguel Adames; and All Gibbons and Starr Relatives who passed on.

Pallbearers will be Terrance Two Bulls, Jr., Michael Brings Plenty, Jr., Stephen Tobacco, Jr., Dennis Martinez, Jr., Dave Kelly, Marlon Kelly, Daniel Velazquez, Isaac Weston, Matt Bad Wound, and Russ Fast Wolf, Jr. 

Honorary pallbearers will be Gibbons Tiwahe, Mike Adams Tiwahe, Sally Broken Rope O’Rourke Tiwahe, Rose “Dusty” Broken Rope Tiwahe, Loud Hawk/Broken Nose Tiwahe, Bad Heart Bull Tiospaye, Two Lance Tiospaye, Fillspipe Tiwahe, Russ & Deb Fast Wolf Family, Starr Tiwahe, Broken Rope Tiwahe, Close Friends From Minneapolis, MN, Red Cloud Graduating Class of 2013, Emerald Janis, Caleb Mills, Cathy Bianas & Family, Corrine Brave, Ladamien Wounded, Ogle Sa Sundance Family, All Searchers & Volunteers involved in the search for Andre, OST Employees & Administrative Programs, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD

with evening services at 6:00.