Charles New Holy


Funeral services for 55-year old Charles New Holy area Wed, April 17, 2024 at 11:00 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD, with traditional Lakota services by Eldon Black Bull

Cremation will follow the services

A one-night wake service starts Tues, April 16, at 3:00 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala with evening services at 7:00.

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Charles Owen New Holy was born on April 8, 1968 in Pine Ridge, SD to Ambrose and Keva (Ghost) New Holy Sr.  Charles made his journey to the Spirit World on April 5, 2024 at the Monument Health Hospital in Rapid City, SD.

Charles is survived by his wife Wyola (Iron Boy) New Holy; children Collen New Holy, Amber New Holy, Rain New Holy, Remy New Holy, and Ricky Parker; grandchildren Tyrek and Parker; siblings Nancy Marshall, Judy New Holy, Trudy New Holy, Bernadine Ten Fingers, Evelyn Patton, Kathy Young, Carolyn New Holy, Mary Little Hawk, Jamie Redman, Daniel New Holy Jr, and Wesley New Holy, Tewase & Russell Johnson, Robbie Romero, and Cliff Summers; and numerous nieces and nephews with lots of good memories of their Uncle.

Charles was preceded in death by his mother and father Keva (Ghost) & Ambrose New Holy Sr.; parental grandparents Julia (Kills at Lodge) & Joseph New Holy Sr; maternal grandparents Julia Jones & Frank Ghost; sisters Andrea New Holy, Eileen Moves Camp, Diane Iron Bird, Sharon Arrowchis, Ruby New Holy, and April Bad Yellow Hair; and brothers Gary New Holy, Ambrose New Holy Jr, Raymond New Holy, and Leca and Wakan New Holy.

Pallbearers will be Marvin Goings, Weldon Spotted Eagle Jr, Travis New Holy, Tayamni Long, Jake Little, WD Fire Thunder, Cedric Broken Nose, and Conway New Holy

Honorary pallbearers will be New Holy Tiospaye Riders, Big Foot Memorial Riders, All KILI Radio Staff & DJ’s, Crazy Horse Memorial Riders, Slim Butte Riders, Smokin’ 44 Riders, Little Big Horn Riders, Floor Masters Breakdancers, Grey Eagle Society, Elk Nation Drum Group, Sons of Oglala Drum Group, Porcupine Archery Club, Dr Raymond & his team with Monument Health Dialysis, Monument Health Cardiology Department, Jeremiah Young Bull Bear, Mary Kreiser, Shane Coomes, Carol Johnson, Agnes Desjarlais, Judy Peters, Sue Anderson, Rosella Goodwill, Bervin Brings Plenty, Robert & Cheyenne Ten Fingers, Edward Starr, Betty Whiskeychan, Fr. Edmund Yainao, Elvis Crazy Bear, Wilmer Bad Yellow Hair & family, Barbara Dull Knife, Arvol & Ivan Looking Horse, White Plume Family, Star Comes Out Family, Cameron Young Bear, Anna Young Bull Bear, Tommi Young Bull Bear, Iron Road Family, Bear Robe Family, Arrowchis Family, Pipe On Head Family, Mike Welch and Family, Regina Brave, Tim Villa, Sister Barbara Ann Bogenschutz, Moves Camp Family, Owen Black Elk, Ben Williams, Ben Smith, Lucille Bores A Hole & Family,  Evelyn New Holy,  Gene New Holy, Dorian New Holy, Jolene New Holy, Jewel Gurule, Emerald New Holy & family, Darren New Holy, Ernie Little & Family,  AV Fire Thunder, Lucy Fire Thunder, Gloria, Maxine, and Burgess Ghost, Ruth Bearing & Family, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with the Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD