Black Feather, John

John Charles Black Feather, 80, of Tempe, Ariz., passed away May 27, 2017, in Tempe.

“Itacan” John made his journey to the Spirit World on May 27, 2017, at his home in Tempe. He was born on a wagon trail in Pine Ridge, S.D. on June 3, 1936, to James L. Black Feather and Jessie Yellow Boy. 

John is survived by his wife, Judith Jennings-Black Feather; daughters, Carol Lewis, JoAnn Black Feather, and Winona Black Feather; and son, James Black Feather. He has two surviving sisters, Irma Bad Wound and Mary Condon; two hunka brothers, Ed Cole and Terry Button.

John was preceded in death by his parents, James and Jessie Black Feather; son, Richard Lee Eagle; sisters, Martha Shorting, Estella Rowland, and Lillian Sharpfish; and grandson, Thomas Whitehead.

Services will held in Tempe, for John. 

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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