Walter Red Cloud Jr


Funeral Services for 64-year old  Walter Red Cloud Jr are  Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 10:00 at Joyner Hall in Pine Ridge, SD, with Apostle Pedro Sharpfish and Pastor Cyrus Black Elk officiating.

Burial is at the First Body of Christ Cemetery in Pine Ridge.

A one-night wake service starts Friday, August 6, 2021 at noon, also at Joyner Hall in Pine Ridge.

Walter Larvie Red Cloud Jr was born on March 30, 1957 in Pine Ridge to Walter Red Cloud Sr and Eleanor (Shields) Red Cloud.  Walter Jr made his journey to the Spirit World on July 30, 2021, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

Walter is survived by his spouse, Sonja Hernandez-Red Cloud; siblings, Gertrude Faye Red Cloud, Naomi Louise Red Cloud, and Marletta Lois Red Cloud; aunts, Audrey Shields, Edna Plenty Arrows, and Lois White Whirlwind; and 18 grandchildren.

Walter was preceded in death by his grandmother, Hazel Little Hawk; mother, Eleanor (Shields) Red Cloud; father, Walter J. Red Cloud, Sr.; aunts, Lillian Sharpfish, Agnes Little Hawk, Marie Red Cloud, Cathy Little Hawk, Celeste Brings, and Delphine Brown; uncles, Sylvan Little Hawk, Melvin Red Cloud, Herbie Star, Rudy Under Standing Crow, Wilbur Between Lodge, Burges Red Cloud, and Bill Red Cloud; brothers, Kenneth Red Cloud, Edward Shields, and Wahacanka Shields; and sister, Roberta Little Brave.

Pallbearers will be Wanbli Isnala Morris, Julius Morris, Brandon Rodriquez, Pedro Red Cloud, Jeremy Red Cloud, Dennis Martinez, Jr., Thomas Shield, Joseph Carpenter and Lance Red Cloud.

Honorary pallbearers will be Grandma Joyce Bear Robe, Joyce Fisherman, Harris & Gaylord Red Ear Horse, Pat Yellow Boy, Joe Valandra, Geraldine Fast Horse, Robert Charging Crow, Robert Lafferty, Norman Hernandez, Bonnie & Terry Returns, Zeno Little, Leo Standing Bear, Thomas Brings, Joe & Pete Swift Bird, Carla Pitman, Lucky & Bette Returns, Bette, Bobbie & Toni Red Cloud, Harriet Brings & Family, Latona Plenty Wolf, Blutch Black Feather, Darrell & Eileen Fast Horse, Audrey & Jay Thompson, Wanbliwin Red Cloud, Joyce Goings, Shannon Poor Bear, Lucille Black Elk, Lisa & Sam LaDeaux, Stephen Broken Nose, Monique White Bear Claws, Rebecca Shields, Marquetta Shield-Peltier, Don Brave, Brandi Red Cloud & Family, Candace Red Cloud & Family, Avis Blacksmith, Marritte Black Tail Deer, Melissa Sharpfish, Stacy Red Cloud, Paulette Hernandez, Dennis & Audrey Martinez & Family, Edward Anderson, Anna & Steven DuBray, Jr., Schrader Family, Joseph Carpenter, All OST Tribal Employees, and All Friends & Relatives.  

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD