Funeral services for 57-year old William Chief Bear Sr are Sat, Feb 20, 2021 at the T&T Center in Wanblee, SD, with Cremation to follow
Viewing precedes and follows the service from 11:00-3:00, also at the T&T Center in Wanblee
William George Chief Bear, Sr. was born on September 15, 1963 in Kadoka, SD to Joseph and Mercy (High Pipe) Chief Bear. William made his journey to the Spirit World on February 11, 2021 at his home near Hisle, SD.
William is survived by his children, Wacey Chief Bear, William Chief Bear, Jr., and Jolene Chief Bear all of Hisle, SD; spouse, Sophia Randall; and grandchildren, Marki Randall, Lujana Randall, Kylie Randall, Darren Randall, Deondra Randall, Ragean Tyon, Hayden Tyon, Jasmine Chief Bear, Makayla Chief Bear, Natasha Chief Bear, William Chief Bear III, and Adam Bear Heals.
William was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph & Mercy Chief Bear; son, Lenny Chief Bear; daughter, Calonnie Randall; brothers, Joseph Chief Bear, Roger LaPointe, and John Whipple; and sister, Susie Chief Bear.
Pallbearers will be Bobby Amiotte, Billy Amiotte, Norman Standing Solder, Reed Brown, Sr., and Rolland High Pipe.
Honorary pallbearers will be Ansel Ellis, Reddy Brothers, Red Willow Family, High Pipe Family, Royce Gay & Family, Todd Randall & Family, Donna & Wayne Randall, Lenora Tallman & Family, Kara Sitting Up & Family, Ben Sitting Up & Family, Brown Family, Elgin Red Blanket & Family, Jordan Long Soldier & Family, and All Friends & Relatives.
William Chief Bear Sr was a veteran of the U-S Army and Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge in charge of his arrangements