Joseph David Twiss was born July 7, 1974, in Pine Ridge, S.D., to Thomas Frank Twiss Sr. and Roylene Irene Looks Twice. Joseph, 44, of Rapid City, made his journey to the Spirit World on June 29, 2019 at the Hospice of the Hills in Rapid City.
Joseph is survived by his sons, Joseph Pawnee Leggins and Anfernee Poor Bear; siblings, Thomas Twiss, Jr., Zelda and Zandra Running Bear, Tina, Cody and Lana Grass, Darrell Espinosa, Sharon Iron Horse-Gill, Kayla, Ashley and Emily Iron Horse, Jamie Looks Twice, Michelle, Tanya and Sherry Twiss; grandchildren, Traycen, Aubriella, & Amani all of Wyoming; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas F. Twiss, Sr. and Roylene I. Looks Twice; daughter, Latisha Twiss; brother, Robert Running Bear; and nephew, Jaylen Twiss.
Pallbearers will be: John Rondeaux, Sr., DonRoy Shoulders, Danny Jumping Eagle, George Respects Nothing, Reno Rondeaux, Garfield Little Dog, Kevin Steele, Byron Killsree, Josh Steele and Virgil LaDeaux, Jr.
Wake Services: Two night wake service starting at 3:00 PM, Sunday, July 7, 2019 at the #9 Community Church in Manderson, SD with prayer services starting at 7:00 PM each night.
Funeral Services: 11:00 AM, Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at the #9 Community Church in Manderson, SD
Officiating: To Be Announced
Burial Services: Messiah Episcopal Cemetery, Wounded Knee, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD