Jumping Eagle, Robert

Robert Wayne Jumping Eagle, 64, of Manderson, S.D. passed away on March 13, 2019 at Rapid City.

Robert Wayne Jumping Eagle was born on January 19, 1955 in Pine Ridge to Robert Jumping Eagle and Rebecca Looks Twice.  Robert made his journey to the Spirit World on March 13 at the Regional Health Home Plus Hospice in Rapid City.

Robert is survived by his children, Danny Jumping Eagle, Robert Jumping Eagle, Jr., Denise Jumping Eagle, John Jumping Eagle, and Jamie Graham; siblings, Roberta Spencer, Philip Jumping Eagle, Sr., William Jumping Eagle, Sr., Georgia Jumping Eagle, Audrey Jumping Eagle, Delores Jumping Eagle, Starlette Jumping Eagle, and Corrine Brave; and adopted nieces, Sharon Sun Eagle, Virginia and Wendy Foote.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Jumping Eagle and Rebecca Looks Twice; grandparents, William and Lucy Looks Twice; siblings, Betty Jumping Eagle-Hernandez and Henry Jumping Eagle; aunts, Flora Black Tail Deer and Pearl Ghost; uncles, Leo Looks Twice, Rueben Looks Twice, Roy Looks Twice, Leonard Means, Larry Jumping Eagle, Ronnie Jumping Eagle, and Dusty Jumping Eagle.

Two night wake services started at 4:30 p.m., Thursday and Friday, March 21 and 22, at the Wounded Knee District School in Manderson with evening services starting each night at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Services started at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 23,  at the Wounded Knee District School.

Officiating were Pastor TJ Jernigan and Father Edmund Yainao, S.J.

Traditional Lakota Services were officiated by Mr. Mike Little Boy.

Burial Services were held at the Jumping Eagle Family Cemetery, Manderson.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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