Devin Bear Eagle


Funeral services for 20-year old Devin Bear Eagle are, Sat, April 23, 2022 at 2:00 at the Wounded Knee Youth Center in Wounded Knee, SD, with The Rev. Harold Eagle Bull officiating and traditional Lakota services by Mike Little Boy Sr and Delane Has No Horse

Burial is at Johnson Memorial Presbyterian Cemetery in Wounded Knee, SD

A two-night wake service starts Thurs, April 21, at 4:00 at the Wounded Knee Youth Center in Wounded Knee.

Devin Wayne Bear Eagle “Tanagi Numpa Wicasa” was born on July 19, 2001 in Rapid City, SD, to Sophia Elbow Shield and Daryl Bear Eagle.  Devin made his journey to the Spirit World on April 11, 2022 near Porcupine, SD.

Devin graduated the 8th grade at Batesland School and High School at Pine Ridge.  Devin then continued his education at virtual high school. He loved to ride horses, play basketball with his family and friends whom he enjoyed being around.  

Devin is survived by his father, Daryl Wayne Bear Eagle; mother, Sophia Elbow Shield; brother, Terrance Fisherman; sister, Tia Big Crow (Twin), Eva Bear Eagle, Tashaya Elbow Shield, and Danita Elbow Shield; baby sister, Justyce Bear Eagle; grandparents, Leo & Phyllis Little Moon; Steven & Amelia Bear Eagle, Beverly Larson, Jackson Iron Horse, Barbra High Pine, Von Bear Eagle, Julie Shot to Pieces, Clara One Feather, Eloise One Feather, Carol One Feather, Nellie Bald Eagle, Venus Rodriguez, Sherry Red Star, Anson Red Star, George Red Star, Murray American Horse, and Lina Long; great grandparents, Elmer Red Star, John Red Star, Elvira Mosqueda, Jackie Hernandez and Ramona Ashmore; aunts, Santana (John) Bear Eagle, Wiconi (Corey) Little Moon, Leslie (Jay) Little Moon, Leah Little Moon, and Heather Red Cloud; uncles, Jesse Little Moon, Dustin (Nicole) Little Moon, Michael (April) Little Moon, and Aloyious Little Moon; cousins, Mercy, Oyate, John, Jr., Skyler Rondeaux, Lathan Lucero, Kisa Little Moon, Tate High Hawk, Lashanti & Jalissa Little Moon, Lyrika & Amelia Little Moon, Arianny, Neveah, & Brayden Little Moon, Landen & Layla Little Moon, Lola Saucedo, Anpowin & Olowan Little Moon, Brandon, Mariah, and Lexus Pourier.

Devin was preceded in death by his grandfather, Darrell Glen Bear Eagle; great grandparents, Carolyn Iron Horse, Solomon Bear Eagle, Vina Bear Eagle, and Matthew Bear Eagle; and aunts and uncles, James “Chepa” Jealous of Him, Carl Garnette, Reinta Red Star, Charles Elbow Shield, Neville Red Star, and Joe Red Star.  

Pallbearers will be Eva Bear Eagle, Justyce Bear Eagle, Lathan Lucero, Darrwin Red Cloud, Landen Little Moon, Jesse Little Moon, Brennan Ten Fingers, Aloyious Little Moon, Nikita Mosqueda, John Rondeau, Jr., and Wakinyan Rowland.

Honorary pallbearers will be Sarita Spider, Emmaline One Horn & Family, Minnie & Katie Kelly, Toby Shot To Pieces, Anthony Red Cloud, Kendra & Julia Swan, Billy & Raymond Bald Eagle, Kim & Chelsea Left Hand, Heather Poor Bear & Family, Elliot Yellow Hair, Melody Bohlander, Wakinyan Little Moon, Bridget Yankton & Family, Bear Eagle Families, Garnette Families, Black Moon Families, Little Moon Families, Jealous of Him Families, Lucero Families, Ten Finger Families, Boltz Family, Martinez Families, Conroy Families, Mosqueda Family, Batesland School Staff, Dragonfly Sundance Family, and All Friends & Relatives.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD