Cross, Leon

Leon Wayne Cross, Jr., 45, of Bismarck, N.D. passed away on March 1, 2019 at Bismarck.

Leon Wayne Cross, Jr. was born on December 31, 1973 in Stanley to Leon and Elaine (Beston) Cross.  Leon made his journey to the Spirit World on Friday, March 1, 2019 at his home in Bismarck due to natural causes.

Leon is survived by his three daughters, Leroya Dawn Cross (Tanya Ross), Sioux Falls, S.D., Angel Leah Cross (Renee Jackson), Camp Verde, Ariz., and Delilah Jade Garrison (Brook Garrison), Brooklyn, N.Y.; three sons, Eliaz Cruz Borregas (Liza Billsie), Rough Rock, Dakota Elk Stewart (Kara Charette), Minot, and Wakinyan Spirit Cain (Sheena Cain), Bismarck; three sisters, Fara Marie Smith, Phoenix, Tracy Cross, Bismarck, and Colleen Cross, Sioux Falls; and numerous grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family.

Leon was preceded in death by his daughter, Shaeanne Wiconi Cross, and parents, Leon and Elaine (Beston) Cross.

A one night wake service started at 7:00 p.m., Saturday, March 9 at the Crazy Horse School in Wanblee.

Memorial Services started at 11:00 a.m., Sunday, March 10,  at the Crazy Horse School.

Officiating was Mr. Rodney Bad Hand.

Traditional Lakota Services were officiated by Mr. Eric Cross.

Burial Services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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