Thunder Bull, Earl

Earl Dwayne Thunder Bull, 66, of Pine Ridge, S.D., passed away October 1, 2018, in Rapid City.

He was a Veteran of the US Army.

Earl Dwayne Thunder Bull was born on February 13, 1952, in Pine Ridge, to Vincent and Ella (Imitates Dog) Thunder Bull. Earl made his journey to the Spirit World on October 1, 2018 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City.

Earl is survived by his sons, Charles Thunder Bull and Wesley Thunder Bull, both of Rapid City; special friend, Bonnie Richards, Pine Ridge; sisters, Bernadine (Bill) May, Tucson, Ariz.; Susan Big Crow, Phyllis Campbell, Dorothy Thunder Bull and Amanda (Jim) Christensen, all of Kyle; aunt, Mildred Thunder Bull, Kyle; hunka brother, John Connally, Pittsburgh, PA; hunka sister, Eunice Nassar, Pittsburgh; and numerous nieces, nephews and grandchildren.

Earl was preceded in death by his parents, Vincent and Ella Thunder Bull; son, Duwayne Thunder Bulll; and grandparents, Shield and Josephine (Bissonette) Thunder Bull, Wallace (Belle Black Bear) Imitates Dog, Douglas Thunder Bull, Rose Thunder Bull-White Face, Malcolm Thunder Bull, Cecil Thunder Bull, Linda Thunder Bull-Means, Faye Thunder Bull-Lone Hill, and Cora Thunder Bull-Bird Hat.

A one night wake service started at 4:00 p.m., Friday, October 5, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church Hall in Kyle, with evening services at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral services began at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 6, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church Hall in Kyle, with Elder Don Telford and Mr. Joe Cross officiating.

Burial services were held at the Inestimable Gift Episcopal Cemetery, Allen.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge. 

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