Donny Stephen Red Paint-Brown was born on August 19, 1980, in Chadron, NE, to Sarah (Red Paint) Brown Eyes and Garfield T. Brown, Jr. Donny made his journey to the Spirit World on July 5, 2019 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City, SD.
Donny is survived by his mother, Sarah (Red Paint) Brown Eyes; brothers, Sean Brown Eyes and Lyric Brown Eyes; sisters, Lori Red Paint, Elizabeth, Hope, Alexis, and Jayma Brown Eyes; sister in law, Stella Brown Eyes; aunts, Yolanda Red Paint & family, Bonnie Brown & family, Priscilla Yellow Horse & family, Hermenia Good Voice Flute & family, Monica Good Voice Flute & family, Joan Afraid of Bear & family, Avril Espinosa-Pulliam & family, Denise Brown Eyes & family, Doreen Brown & family, Justina Pettigrew & family, Marianne Poor Bear & family, Doreen Two Bulls & family, and Marcie One Feather & family; uncles, Armando Red Paint & family, Dale & Angie Yellow Horse & family, Mark Bear Dog & family, Tammy Eagle Bull & Family, Doug Brown & family, Dave Brewer & family, Alan Brown & family, Harold (Sally) Goings & family, Serena (Irv) Provost & family, Fred Brown & family, Richard Brown; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Donny was preceded in death by his father, Garfield T. Brown, Jr.; stepfather, Thomas N. Brown Eyes; brothers, Thomas Brown Eyes, Jr., Adam Brown Eyes and Dustin Red Paint; sister, Kimberly Brown Eyes; cousins, Orien Two Bulls, Alicia Provost, Steven Brown, Sr., Kristina Walking Eagle, Ruben Brown and Orien Brown; paternal grandparents, Garfield T. Brown, Sr., Zona Brown and Bernice Brown Eyes; maternal grandmothers, Dorothy Red Paint, Darlene Kills Enemy, Phyllis One Feather, and Josephine Afraid of Bear; paternal uncles, Elgin D. Brown, Sr. and Lester W. Brown, Sr.; paternal aunt, Dorothy A. (Brown) Two Bulls; and maternal aunt, Dalora Kills Enemy.
Pallbearers will be: Dale Pine, Sr., Austin Backward, Jr., Doug Brown, Purvis Kills Enemy, Alan Brown, Sr., Alex Two Lance, Sr., Bill Morrison, Sr. and Juan Espinosa, Jr.
Honorary Pallbearers will be: Mike Carlow & family, Tracey Walking, Rexanne Holy Dance & Family, Dale Yellow Horse, Donna White & Family, Pine Ridge High School Class of 1999 and All Friends & Relatives.
Wake Services: Two night wake service with the first night starting at 2:00 PM, Sunday, July14, 2019 at the Wakpamni CAP Office in Pine Ridge, SD with prayer services at 7:00 PM and the second night starting at 10:00 AM, Monday, July 15, 2019 at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge, SD with rosary services at 7:00 PM.
Funeral Services: 10:00 AM, Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge, SD
Officiating: Mr. Charles McGaa
Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Mike Carlow
Burial Services: Cremation to follow services – Burial to be held at a later date
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD