Funeral services for 70-year old William Jumping Eagle Sr are Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 1:00 at the Jumping Eagle Ranch in Manderson, SD, with Pastor Matt Hadden officiating and traditional Lakota Services by Mr Mike Little Boy
Burial is at the Jumping Eagle Family Cemetery in Manderson
A two-night wake starts Sunday, November 14, at 4:00 at the Wounded Knee District School in Wounded Knee, SD. The second night starts Monday at 1:00 at the Jumping Eagle Ranch in Manderson
William Oliver Jumping Eagle, Sr. was born on July 12, 1951 in Pine Ridge, SD to Robert Jumping Eagle, Sr. and Rebecca Looks Twice. William made his journey to the Spirit World on November 7, 2021.
William is survived by his spouse, Donna Jumping Eagle; daughters, Arlene Jumping Eagle, Sarita (Thad) Richard, Irene (Josh) Jumping Eagle, Elizabeth (Derek) Jumping Eagle, Francine (Darin) Jumping Eagle, Rebecca (Tom) Jumping Eagle, Sarah Jumping Eagle, Katie Hernandez, and Georgia LaDeaux; sons, William (Sue) Jumping Eagle, Jr., Frankie Jumping Eagle, Antonio (Michelle) Hernandez, Jr., Leonard (Lexus) Jumping Eagle, Kermit Miner, Jr., George Chase Alone, Roger Jumping Eagle, Shane Mesteth, Zack Jumping Eagle, and Herman Good Voice Flute; Hunka children, Alice Phelps, Wesley New Holy, Paul Plume, Garfield Steele, Matt Hadden, and Scott Weston; siblings, Roberta (Sam) Spencer, Phillip (Sharon) Jumping Eagle, Sr., Georgia Jumping Eagle, Audrey Jumping Eagle, Starlette Jumping Eagle, and Delores Jumping Eagle; 46 grandchildren, and 29 great-grandchildren.
William was preceded in death by his parents, Rebecca Jumping Eagle and Robert Jumping Eagle, Sr.; daughter, Trinette Hernandez; sons, Roy Jumping Eagle, Thomas Black Eyes, and Robert Hernandez, Sr.; Hunka son, Charles Eagle Hawk; siblings, Hank Jumping Eagle, Robert W. Jumping Eagle, Robert “Ronnie” Joseph Jumping Eagle, Larry Jumping Eagle, Leonard Means and Elizabeth Ann Jumping Eagle; grandchildren, Harlie Jade Jumping Eagle and Frankie Jumping Eagle, Jr.; and great-grandson, Michael Ashley and Christian Brien.
Pallbearers will be Wendell Yellow Bull, Nason Backs, Dave Pourier, Kermit Miner, Sr., Shorty Brewer, Chris Eagle Hawk, Cliff Waters, Eddie Spencer, Lavern Yankton, and Bush Big Crow.
Honorary Pallbearers will be the Oyupe Community, OST Public Safety, Lead-Deadwood Ambulance Service, Dr. Kennedy & ICU Members, Dr. Raymond & Aspen Staff, Sobriety Riders, Little Big Horn Riders, Crazy Horse Riders, Big Foot Riders, Wounded Knee District School, Rockyford School Staff, Rhonda Tallman, Rosie Frier, Chris Lyon, All Indian Relay Teams, Ray Roberson, Woodrow Black Wolf, Dale Vocu & 3 MC Rodeo, Wesley Big Crow, Treaty Riders, Around Him Sundancers, Kyle Clinic Staff, Lynn Hernandez & family, Babette Thin Elk & family, Doreen Jensen & family, Cheryl Limpy & family, Rhoda Bull Coming & family, Link & Debbie Thompson, Curtis Temple, Damien Bass, Valden & Wanda Morgan, Gary Russ, Ken & Kim Lensegrav, Don & Lyle Hutchenson, Chan Coomes, Jenny Parker, Dave & Kathy Janis, Chris & Joyce Eagle Hawk, Wounded Knee District Center & Community, Lisa Looks Twice & family, Sarah Bell & family, Elden Black Bull, Dave & Leanne Keester, Blacksmith Family, Thomas Dillon, Dave & Karen Pourier, Corrine Brave, Delores Starr & family, and all friends & relatives.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD