Black Bull, Arnold Sr.

Arnold Dale Black Bull, Sr., 46, of Rapid City, S.D., passed away September 19, 2017, in Rapid City.

Arnold Dale Black Bull, Sr. was born on October 6, 1970, in Pine Ridge, to Merton, Sr. and Elaine (High Hawk) Black Bull. Arnold, Sr. passed away on September 19, 2017, at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City.

Arnold is survived by his son, Arnold Black Bull, Jr., Eagle Butte; daughters, Crystal Black Bull, Eagle Butte, and Madison “Mattie” Marrowbone, Tacoma, Wash.; brothers, Eldon (Margaret) Black Bull, Lamar (Dawn) Black Bull, Fabian (Melanie) Black Bull, Bevin (Tara) Black Bull, and Merton Black Bull, Jr. all of Porcupine; sister, Michelle (Stanley) Black Bull, Porcupine; aunts, Noreen (Ken) Lone Elk and Velma (James “Tater” Stiffarm) Killsback both of Porcupine; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Arnold was preceded in death by his parents, Merton Black Bull, Sr. and Elaine High Hawk-Black Bull; and sister, Martina Black Bull.

A one night wake service will begin at 4:00 p.m., Friday, September 29, at the Porcupine School Gym in Porcupine, with evening services at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 30, at the Porcupine School Gym in Porcupine, with Father Ed Hunt and Senior Catechist Ben Conquering Bear officiating.

Burial services will beg held at St. Alban’s Episcopal Cemetery in Evergreen.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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