Wilson O’John


Wilson Myron O’John was born on October 26, 1977 in Denver, CO to Wilson O’John and Iris Billy. Wilson made his journey to the Spirit World on June 23, 2022 at the Denver Health Medical Center ICU in Denver, CO.

Myron was an enrolled member of the Southern Ute Tribe in Ignacio, CO. Myron loved his Denver Bronco’s and was an avid and loyal fan. He was a very friendly person with a big heart a smile to match. He will be missed by all he knew. Last Thursday, he walked away to be with his parents and probably had the biggest smile on his face, journey well Myron, you will be missed!

Wilson is survived by his aunt, Ruth Billy; daughter, Asia Thompson; and siblings, Robert Miller, Crayton O’John and Deanne “De De Girl” O’John.

Wilson was preceded in death by his mother, Iris Billy; father, Wilson Myron O’John, Sr.; grandmother, Mildred Thunder Bull-Billy; and grandfather, Harold Billy.

Pallbearers will be Ray King, Vine King, Wilson King, Greg Zimmerman, Todd Janis, Ashton Janis, Matthew Iron, and Frank Iron III.

Honorary pallbearers will be Wayne Iron, Michael Seminole, Santee Iron, Matthew King, Lance King, Charlie King, Robert Miller, Crayton O’John, Ryan Jumping Eagle, Jessie “Skala”, Verlin Old Horse, Timothy Long Soldier, Mike Loafer, Phillip Poor Bear, Zack Mesteth, and All Friends & Relatives.

Wake Services: One night wake service starting at 1:00 PM, Friday, July 1, 2022 at the Little Wound House of Prayer in Kyle, SD
Funeral Services: 2:00 PM, Saturday, July 2, 2022 at the Little Wound House of Prayer in Kyle, SD
Traditional Lakota Services: Richard Iron Cloud & Merle Whistler
Burial Services: St. Stephen’s Catholic Cemetery, Kyle, SD

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD