Charles Dexter Bad Milk was born January 18, 1982, in Pine Ridge, S.D., to Delbert Bad Milk Sr. and Karen Means. Charles, 37, of Manderson, made his journey to the Spirit World on August 12, 2019, at the Rapid City Regional Home Plus Hospice in Rapid City.
Charles is survived by his children, Louis Swallow. Leah and Avery Bad Milk; special friend, Kimberly Eagle Bull; step-kids, Kayla and Kaylee; siblings, Delbert Bad Milk Jr., Fallon Bad Milk, Marietta Escamilla, Kelly Escamilla Jr., Jessie Escamilla and Avery Hawk Wing; cousins and aunts, Heather, Mary and Marilyn Apple, Priscilla, Vanessa and Manuel Bad Milk, Wanda Lacota, Wilberta Means, Alicia, Larry, and Jessica Batten and family, Kathy Means and Corey Brown.
Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Delbert Bad Milk Sr. and Karen Means; grandparents, Vienna and Charles Bad Milk, Jewel Frazier and Wilbert Means; aunt, Martha (Means) Apple; and nephew, Stephon Big Crow.
Wake Services: Two night wake service with the first night starting at 2:30 PM, Monday, August 19, 2019 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Hall in Pine Ridge, SD and the second night starting at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at the St. Agnes Catholic Church Hall in Manderson, SD with evening services starting at 7:00 PM each night.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10:00 AM, Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at the St. Agnes Catholic Church Hall in Manderson, SD
Officiating: Mr. Charles McGaa and Ms. Joyce Tibbitts
Traditional Lakota Services: To Be Announced
Graveside Services: Bad Milk Family Cemetery, Manderson, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD