Pawnee Leggins, Johnny

Johnny “Wilson” Pat Pawnee Leggins, 51, of Manderson, S.D., passed away January 3, 2018, in Manderson.

Johnny “Wilson” Pat Pawnee Leggins was born on September 29, 1966, in Pine Ridge, to David Pawnee Leggins and Agnes (Black Bear) Pawnee Leggings. Wilson passed away on January 3, at his home in Manderson.

Wilson is survived by his spouse, Lisa Pawnee Leggins, Manderson; children, Latisha (Jose) Pawnee Leggins-Compean, Bridget Pawnee Leggins, and Johnny Pawnee Leggins, Jr. all of Houston, Texas, Alfonso Pawnee Leggins, Daniel Pawnee Leggins, Kendra Pawnee Leggins, Johnnie Pawnee Leggins, Alyssa Looks Twice, and Gage Traversie all of Manderson; brothers, Paul Pawnee Leggins, Manderson, and Zachary Pawnee Leggins, Belle Fourche; grandchildren, Alira, Gracyn, Tobias, Milene, Angelle, Maurice, Jerrice, Anthony, Lakota, and Adrian; and his two cats, Midnight and Olive.

Wilson was preceded in death by his parents, David and Agnes Pawnee Leggins; brothers, Raymond Pawnee Leggins and William “Canku” Pawnee Leggins; sisters, Thelma Pawnee Leggins, Marie Pawnee Leggins, Carmelita Pawnee Leggins, Delphine Pawnee Leggins, Sara Pawnee Leggins, and Sandra Pawnee Leggins; grandparents, Kate Pawnee Leggins-Fools Crow and Frank Fools Crow; and one child in infancy.

A two night wake service will start at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, January 11, at the Wounded Knee District School in Manderson, with Rosary Services at 7:00 p.m., Thursday.

Funeral services will begin at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 13, at the Wounded Knee District School in Manderson, with Father Edmund Yainao, S.J. officiating and Mr. Sidney Has No Horse performing the traditional Lakota service.

Burial services were held at the St. Agnes Catholic Church Cemetery, Manderson.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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