Anthony Richards Sr


Funeral services for 68-year old Anthony Wayne Richards Sr are Thurs, Jan 27, 2022 at 11:00 at the Martin CAP Office in Martin, SD, with traditional Lakota services by Hermus Poor Thunder

Burial is at St Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Hisle, SD

A one-night wake service starts Wed, Jan 26, at 5:00 at the Martin CAP Office in Martin, SD.

Anthony Wayne Richards Sr  “Pejuta Tanka” was born on July 31, 1953 in Pine Ridge, SD to Samuel Richards and Clementine (Salway) Richards. Anthony made his journey to the Spirit World on January 22, 2022 at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City, SD.

Anthony is survived by his daughters, Adrianna Fire Cloud of Cache, OK and Kara Campbell of Thompsonville, MI; son, Anthony Richards, Jr. of Rapid City, SD; siblings, Sharyn (James) Young of Rapid City, SD, Roberta (Jerry) Garrison of Lady Lake, FL, Woody (Pam) Richards, Joel (LeAnne) Ulmer of Franklin, TN, and Vicky (Rudy) Apala-Cuevas of Davenport, IA; 14 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.

Anthony was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel & Clementine (Salway) Richards; daughter, Jessica Richards; son, Scott Richards; brothers, Ben “Tote” Richards and Spencer Richards; maternal grandparents, Charlie & Jessie Salway; paternal grandparents, Ed Richards & Susie Black Bear; and nephew, Donald Poor Thunder.

Pallbearers will be Alex Salway, Trenten Fire Cloud, Ben Richards, Brian Dinger, Dreyvan Campbell, Layton Campbell, Jim Young, and Jimmy Libby.

Honorary pallbearers will be Vanessa Little Bull, Sandra Fly, Emmitt Steele, Matt Noisy Hawk, James Giago, Ernest Red Elk, Brenda Sherman, Tara Sherman, Nelson Family, Black Bear Family, DuBray Family, Boggs Family, Bowman Family, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD