Casey Lee Weston-Long

Funeral services for 30-year old Casey Lee Weston-Long will be Saturday Jan 11, 2020 at 10:00 AM, at the Oglala Re-Creational Center in Oglala, SD with Sister Barb Bogenschutz officiating and traditional Lakota services by Mr Joe Catches and Mr Jeff Catches.

The service will be followed by a feed and giveaway.

Burial services are Saturday afternoon at 2:00 at the Catches Cemetery, End of Tobacco Road, Calico Community, Pine Ridge, SD

A 2-night wake services starts Thursday Jan 9, 2020 at 3:30 at the Oglala Re-Creational Center in Oglala with evening services starting at 7:00 PM each night of the wake.

Casey Long Weston “Hoksila Oskatga” was born Sunrise July 10, 1989. He took his flight to the Land of the Winds Sunset January 3, 2020 at his home in Pine Ridge, South Dakota.

Casey graduated 8th grade at Wolf Creek School. He then went to Pine Ridge High School where he graduated high school in 2008. He also went to Kicking Horse School in Montana.

Casey met Sheila Dubray-Hawk Wing whom he had Ava Weston, who is now 5 years old, and Lola Weston who is now 3 years old. Casey just had a baby boy, Mato Weston, with Kayhala Thompson three weeks ago.

Casey was given his Lakota name, Hoksila Oskatga by Quincy Red Feather. Casey was known to be very respectful to elders and how deeply he loved his children and was known to help them when he could. He worked several years at the non-profit, Remembrance, helping his Lakota people.

Casey was a sundancer at the Wambli Gleska Wacipi (Spotted Eagle Sundance) and was in his third year. He loved to attend sweats and ceremonies. He would always ask his Uncle Sheldon, “When is the next sweat?”

Casey was the son of Shannon Long and Troy Weston Sr.. He is survived by Troy’s wife, Beverly; his grandparents, Cynthia Catches and Bart and Patricia Long; his siblings: Chase Roy, Cid Long, Troy Weston Jr., Beverly Long, Ramsey Long, Justin Scott, and Lathon Cross Dog-Weston .

Pallbearers will be Chase Roy, Cid Long, Justes Scott, Sheldon Ribsman, Bryan Long, Troy Weston, Jr., Larry Lame, Xavier Long, Jr., Nelson Long, Andy Runion, Cranston Afraid of Bear, and Old Man Joe Red Star.

Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Danny White Plume, Jeff Block Janis, Peta Catches, Chissie Spencer, Bernard Red Cloud and Alice Two Bulls, Wiwangyang Wacipi Wamble Gleska (Spotted Eagle Sundancers), Quincy Red Feather & Family, Howard Little Hawk, Stan Garnier Jr., Arlen Three Fingers, Anpetu Luta Otipi, Strawberry, LaDanza Afraid of Bear, Jimmy Elk Boy, Paul Walking, Justin Mousseau, Paul Morrison, Justin Mousseaux, Beverly Long & Family, Verdell Mesteth & Family, Kyle Brings Plenty & Famimly, Billy & Raymond Bald Eagle, Ellis Brings Him Back, Bennett Hard Heart, Ryan & June Lame, Lawrence Richards, Leon Eagle, Jr., Paul Eric Morrison, Jr., Rowland Family, Lovejoy Family, Charging Thunder Family, Two Eagle Family, Yellow Hawk Family, and All Friends & Relatives

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD

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