Graveside services for 73-year old Wilson Yellow Boy are Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 1:30 PM at the Lakota Freedom Veterans Cemetery near Kyle, SD. with Pastor Bill Quijas officiating and traditional Lakota services by Mr Floyd Running Hawk Sr
Visitation precedes the service from 9:00- Noon Thursday at the Sioux Funeral Home in Pine Ridge, SD.
Wilson Yellow Boy was a veteran of the U-S Army and Sioux Funeral Home is entrusted with his arrangements.
Wilson Yellow Boy was born on March 13, 1946 in Pine Ridge, SD to Adolph Yellow Boy and Lucy (Protector) Yellow Boy. Wilson made his journey to the Spirit World on September 17, 2020 at the Bennett County Nursing Home in Martin, SD.
Wilson is survived by his son, Jonathan Yellow Boy-Black Elk of Pine Ridge, SD; granddaughters, Mariah Black Elk of Minnesota and Rolanda Black Elk of Washington; grandson, Estephon Yellow Boy of Pine Ridge, SD; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.
Wilson was preceded in death by his parents, Adolph and Lucy (Protector) Yellow Boy; sisters, Sophie “Hannah” Yellow Boy, Carol Jean Yellow Boy, Florence Little Brave-Yellow Boy, and Abigail Arapahoe-Yellow Boy; brothers, Eugene Yellow Boy, Levi Yellow Boy, Leo Yellow Boy, Everett Yellow Boy, and Richard Yellow Boy; and daughter, Maryann Yellow Boy-Randall.
Pallbearers will be Charles Waters, Jr., Waylon LaMont, Russell Running Hawk, Jr., Richard Yellow Boy, Jr., Larry Running Hawk, Robert Iron Cloud, Jimmy Charge On Him, and John Elk Boy, Jr.
Honorary pallbearers will be Bennett County Nursing Home Staff & Residents, All Army Vietnam Veterans, and All Friends & Relatives.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD