William “Billy” Beautiful Bald Eagle


Funeral services for 38-year old William “Billy” Beautiful Bald Eagle are Sat, June 4, 2022 at 2:00 at Joyner Hall in Pine Ridge, SD, with Pastor John Two Bulls officiating and traditional Lakota services by Sam Long

Burial is at the Holy Cross Episcopal Cemetery in Pine Ridge.

A two-night wake service starts Thurs, June 2, at 4:00 at Joyner Hall in Pine Ridge.

William Brent “Billy” Beautiful Bald Eagle was born on April 24, 1984 in Pine Ridge, SD to Christopher Beautiful Bald Eagle and Nellie G. Red Star.  William made his journey to the Spirit World on May 25, 2022 in Rapid City, SD.

William met his girlfriend Jasmine Rodriguez in 2002 and to this union two children were born, Darian Lee and Mashayla LaRae Rose.  William traveled a lot during his younger years and his favorite place was Seattle, WA.  During his childhood, he lived in many cities and attended many different schools and his college years were at the School of Mines attending summer courses.  Williams favorite football team was the Dallas Cowboys.  

William is survived by his children, Darian Lee and Mashayla LaRae Rose; mother, Nellie Bald Eagle; father, Christopher Bald Eagle; brothers, Shaun Sierra and Raymond G. Bald Eagle; sister, Juanita A.C. Sarreon-Kelso, Christy Lynn Beautiful Bald Eagle-Pierce, and Trinity Lynn Beautiful Bald Eagle; adopted grandfather, Billy Mau; and unlce, Ko Kauvaugha.  

William was preceded in death by his great grandparents, Paul Red Star I, Eva Short Horn-Blunt Horn, Ada Means-Brave Heart, and Moses Brave Heart; grandparents, Enoch Beautiful Bald Eagle, Bertha Brave Heart, Neville C. Red Starr, and Sophie Gladys Little Bull; son, Daitan Quiver; brother, Derrick Lee Bald Eagle; aunts, Sallie & Darlene Bald Eagle, Renita Wince, and Eileen Red Starr; unlces, Neville, Jr. and Joseph Red Starr, Sr.; cousins, Theodore Red Starr, Dietre Catches, and Desmond Red Starr; and grandfather, Dave Beautiful Bald Eagle. 

Pallbearers will be Dale Pourier, Sam Jealous, Theodore Lame, Jr., Ryan Lame, Ellis Brings Him Back, Lawrence Janis, Chance Chief Eagle, Larry Lame, Jim Rodríguez, and Douglas Pourier. 

Honorary pallbearers will be Daniel Dupris, Jess Black Bear, Doughboy Bear Eagle, Sophie Iron Horn & Family, Little Family, Brave Heart Family, Jealous of Him Family, Beautiful Bald Eagle Family of Eagle Butte, Jolene, Anthony, Dooleys, Danielle, & Eric Conroy, Betty Brave Heart, Catches Family, Montileaux Family, Ghost Bear Family, Bette & Toni Red Cloud, Red Cloud Family, Elbow Shield Family, Long Family, Wanda Buckman & Family, White Butterfly Family, Ice Family, Hollow Horn Family, and all Friends & Relatives.   

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD