William “Billy” Joseph Swift Hawk Jr. was born September 11, 1939, in Rapid City, S.D., to William J. Swift Hawk Sr. and Eunice Janis. Billy, 79, of Rushville, Neb., made his journey to the Spirit World on July 2, 2019, at the Oglala Sioux Lakota Nursing Home in Rushville.
Billy’s family will have a private service in his memory at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.