Ray Boice

Graveside services for 62-year old Raymond Little Hoop (Boice) Jr are  Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 11:00 at the New American Legion Hall in Martin, SD. 

Burial is at the Inestimable Gift Church Cemetery in Allen, SD

A one-wake starts Friday, August 6, at 6:30, also at the New American Legion Hall in Martin

Raymond Dale Little Hoop (Boice), Jr. was born on December 21, 1958 in Alliance, NE to Geraldine Mary Poor Bear-Cross and Raymond Little Hoop, Sr. Raymond made his journey to the Spirit World on July 22, 2021 in Weleetka, OK.

Junior is survived by his children, Lakota Boice of Pawnee, OK, Aaron Dale Boice and Baptiste Boice of Ponca City, OK; siblings, Faith Cross of Martin, SD, Hope Cross of Pine Ridge, SD, Duane Cross of Porcupine, SD, and Miguel Cross of Sharps Corner, SD; cousin, Lonnie Little Hoop of Alliance, NE; aunts, Audra R. Youman of Scottsbluff, NE, Helen Flood of Gering, NE, and Colene Bald Eagle of Martin, SD; uncle, Robert Red Shirt of Allen, SD; special friend (Fiance), Marijane Ratliffe of Durant, OK.

Junior was preceded in death by his parents, Geraldine Mary Poor Bear-Cross and Raymond Little Hoop, Sr.; sisters, Donna Little Hoop and Ernestine (Tina) Little Hoop; brothers, Michael Steven (Mickey) Gerry and Anthony (Tony) Cross; maternal grandmother, Ellice Poor Bear-Kills Well; paternal grandparents, Alice Plenty Bear-Little Hoop and George Little Hoop; aunts, Elaine Red Shirt-Bissonette, Eva Little Hoop, and Cecelia Little Hoop; and uncles, Peter Little Hoop and Norman Little Hoop, Sr.

Pallbearers will be Lonnie Little Hoop, Norman Little Hoop, Jr., Griffin Cross, Dominique Cross, Owen Lee Red Shirt, Matias Garza, Ryalen Hemminger, and Rick May.

Honorary pallbearers will be Lakota Boice & family, Aaron & Baptiste (Bat) Boice & family, all of Juniors adopted family, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD

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