Christopher Carl Burton was born October 24, 1969, in Douglas, Wyo., to Chester Carl Burton and Ann Marcella Benbo. Christopher, 49, of Box Elder, S.D., passed away on June 21, 2019, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. He was a veteran of the United States Army.
Christopher is survived by his children, Meaghan (Tyler) Kephart, Asa (Ariel) Burton, and Stephen (Jasmine) Burton, all of Rapid City, Ryan (Kyndall) Burton of Casper, WY, Spencer Burton of Douglas, WY, and Bradlee Doyle of Wanblee, SD, and Marcus Kiewel; mother, Ann Benbo of Douglas, WY; brothers, Victor Burton of Anchorage, AK, David Benbo of Douglas, WY, Ronald Benbo of Denver, CO, and Chester Burton, Jr. of Sheridan, WY; sisters, Rita Palmer of Sheridan, WY and Juanita Simmson of Buffalo, WY; grandchildren, Christopher Kephart, Asher Kephart, Lylah Kephart, Abigail Thompson, Zachariah Bailey, Melody Gau, and Aiden Nelson; hunka siblings, Leo Bald Eagle, Rachel Casuse, Theresa High Horse, Delbert Charging Crow, James Charging Crow, Marilyn Charging, Lynette Little Whiteman, and Joshua Charging Crow; his soul mate, Cheyenne Weston of Rapid City, SD; and Christopher’s EMT Partner, Tate Locust of Rapid City, SD.
Christopher was preceded in death by his father, Chester Burton, Sr.; step-father, Richard Benbo; grandparents, Christina and Pascal Sanchez; hunka parents, James and Eleanor Charging Crow; and hunka siblings, Darlene Charging Crow, Eva Charging Crow, and Floyd Charging Crow.
Memorial Wake Services: One night wake service starting at 1:00 PM, Thursday, June 27, 2-019 at the Little Wound School Big Gymnasium in Kyle, SD with services starting at 3:00 PM and Military, EMS, Fire, and Law Enforcement Roll Call starting at 7:00 PM.
Memorial Services: 12:00 PM, Friday, June 28, 2019 at the Little Wound School Big Gymnasium in Kyle, SD
Traditional Lakota Services: Traditional Lakota Services To Be Held
Inurnment Services: To Be Held At A Later Date
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD