Cody Wayne Clifford, Obit

Cody Wayne Clifford, 36, of Rapid City, S.D., passed away July 2, 2019, in Rapid City.

Cody Wayne Clifford was born on May 18, 1983, in Rapid City, to George Clifford and Rhoda Twiss. Cody made his journey to the Spirit World on July 2, in Rapid City.

Cody is survived by his children, Cante’ Skuya Clifford and Wicahpi Anpoa Clifford both of Pocatello, Idaho; and Cody Clifford, Jr., Rapid City; sisters, Michelle Clifford, St. Paul, Minn., Crystal Keester, Milwaukee, Wis., Desiree Clifford, Rapid City, and Georgianna Clifford, Rochester; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Cody was preceded in death by his parents, George Clifford and Rhoda Twiss; sister, Vanessa Clifford; grandparents, Thomas and June Clifford, Flora Twiss, and Levi Ghost; uncle, Collins “CJ” Clifford; and cousin, Joey Twiss.

A two night wake service was held with the first night at 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 9, at the Mother Butler Center in Rapid City, with evening at 7:00 p.m. and wake services ending at 8:00 p.m., and the second night will start at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 10, at the St. Agnes Catholic Church in Manderson, with evening services at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 11, at the St. Agnes Catholic Church in Manderson, with Father Edmund Yainao and Ms. Joyce Tibbitts officiating. Ms. Darla Black will perform the Traditional Lakota services.

Graveside services will be held at the St. Phillips Episcopal Cemetery, Manderson.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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