Amos “Mike” Black Eyes, age 77, of Martin, S.D., made his journey to the Spirit world on Thursday, July 6, 2017, at the Regional Hospital in Rapid City. Mike was born on June 29, 1940, to Adam Black Eyes and Jennie Ruff in Pine Ridge.
Mike is survived by his sons, Michael (Jennifer) Black Eyes and Charles Black Eyes both of Martin; daughter, Amy Black Eyes, Denver, Colo.; beloved nieces, Caroline Standing Bear, Robin Standing Bear, and Patricia Standing Bear all of Martin; beloved nephews, Carl Standing Bear, Sr., Gene Standing Bear, Ike Standing Bear, and Gordon Standing Bear all of Martin; and all of his beloved grandchildren, friends, and all who knew him.
Mike was preceded in death by his parents, Adam Black Eyes and Jennie Ruff; brothers, John “Buddy” Black Eyes, Harvey Black Eyes, Thomas Black Eyes, Duane “Sleepy” Black Eyes, and Wayne Black Eyes; and sister, Evelyn Black Eyes.
A two night wake service will start at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, July 13, at the LaCreek CAP Office in Martin.
Funeral services will begin at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 15, at the LaCreek CAP Office in Martin, with Mr. John Poff officiating.
Burial services will be held at the Black Eyes Family Cemetery in Bear Creek.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.