Darrell Creighton Fast Horse


Darrell Creighton Fast Horse was born on August 9, 1954 in Pine Ridge, SD to Joseph Fast Horse and Annie Broken Rope.

Darrell made his journey to the Spirit World on June 26, 2024 at his home in Rushville, NE.
Darrell was a selfless man who went through life helping others. He was a musician and loved playing the bass.

Darrell was not just a man; he was a guiding light, a mentor, and a source of unwavering love. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who will be greatly missed.

Darrell is survived by his wife, Eileen Wounded Shield-Fast Horse; children, Violet Fast Horse, Nichole Fast Horse, Serena Fast Horse, Craig Fast Horse, Dana Fast Horse, Kendra Fast Horse, Creighton Fast Horse, and Clarissa LaDeaux; sisters, Cecelia Spotted Bear and Patricia Cross; nephew, Jesse Wounded Shield; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Darrell was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Annie (Broken Rope) Fast Horse; son, William Joseph Fast Horse; brothers, Joe Fast Horse, Jr. and Talbert Fast Horse; sisters, Geraldine Fast Horse-Valandra, Arlene Valandra, and Violet Fast Horse; paternal grandparents, Thomas and Mary (Breaks Land) Fast Horse; and maternal grandparents, Joseph and Lucy (Black Bear) Broken Rope.

Pallbearers will be Donny Mesteth, Marvin Fire Thunder, Favian Kennedy, Xavier Buckley, Earnest Johnson, Harris Red Ear Horse, Alex Bad Bear, Robert Red Eagle, Ed Spotted Bear, and CJ Returns. Alternate pallbearer will be Luck Returns.

Honorary pallbearers will be John Wolfe, Arlo Conroy, Harris & Violet Red Ear Horse, Jim Cross, Lawrence Respects Nothing, Matilda Red Shirt, Cindy Little Moon, Bluch Black Feather, Lynn Wilson, Linda Red Eagle, Amos Young Dog, Charles McGaa, Ozzy Pacer, Ron & Marilyn Pourier, Stanley & Sylvia Hollow Horn, Lenny Lone Hill, Warren Giago, Sr., Herb Marshall, Brett Weaver, Victor Gehrig, Duke Engel, Jose Campos, Cornelius Ray, Alan Bird, Don Belile & Family, Bill Broken Leg, Renee Yellow Boy, Christa Hernandez, Rayanne Hernandez, Edison & Jina Red Nest, Nadine Blue Bird & Family, Geraldine Little Whiteman & Family, Bernadine Little Whiteman & Family, Belnita Little Bear & Family, Alex Bad Bear, Robert Red Eagle, Tashina Fast Horse & Siblings, Auntie Kay Hudson, Alice Lamont, Olivia Fire Thunder, Ramon Bear Runner, Richard Iyotte, Owen Black Elk, Ted Hatten, Gaylord Red Ear Horse, Lawrence Respects Nothing, Renee Risenstein, Maria Provost, Monica Cisneros, Bobby Cisneros, Donald Hudson, Simone Little Hawk, Lynette & Lenny Clifford, Clay Gibbons & Family, Bad Bear Family, Winters Family, Returns Family, Broken Rope Family, Spotted Bear Family, Little Moon Family, Briggs Brothers Band, Past & Present Members of Arrow Space, Past & Present Members of Bad River Band, Oglala Lakota Housing Authority, Elderly Meals Program, and All Friends & Relatives.

A two night wake service wills start at 1 pm on Friday, July 5, 2024 at the Pine Ridge Elementary School Gym in Pine Ridge. Second night starts at 11 am on Saturday July 6, 2024 at Fast Horse Creek.

Funeral services will be at 11 am Sunday, July 7, 2024 at Fast Horse Creek with Pastor Alex Bad Bear and Pastor Stanley Hollow Horn officiating.

Burial is at the Fast Horse Creek Cemetery at Fast Horse Creek in Wounded Knee, SD