Emery McCoy Red Feather Jr. was born April 8, 1962, in Kyle, S.D., to Emery Red Feather Sr. and Lucille Jealous of Him. Emery Jr, 57, of Wakpamni, made his journey to the Spirit World on September 30, 2019, at the Hospice of the Hills in Rapid City.
Emery is survived by his children, Francis (Heskawin Shot) Red Feather of Rapid City, SD, Emery (Tateyua Four Winds) McCoy Red Feather III of Porcupine, SD, Heather (Rulon) Red Feather of Pine Ridge, SD, Emerson (Juanita White Plume) Red Feather of Manderson, SD and Eddie Red Feather of Manderson, SD; wife, Riva Red Feather of Wakpamni Lake, Wakpamni, SD; stepchildren, Tuki (Travis Keister) Lone Elk of Kyle, SD, Tasina (Eric Rojas) Lone Elk of Washington State, Chris Lone Elk of #4 Community near Pine Ridge, SD, Chauntae Lone Elk of North Dakota, McGavyne Lone Elk of Kyle, SD, Annaliese Iron Bear of Wakpamni Lake, Wakpamni, SD, and Keya Rojas of Washington State; mother-in-law, Genevieve Chase In Sight & Family of the #4 Community; hunka children, Jackson and Echo Tail, both of Rapid City, SD and Janice Sitting Bear Shuckahosee of Allen, SD; siblings, Margie (John) Sanchez & family of Alliance, NE and Jeff (Pam) Sitting Bear, Sr. & family of Oneida, Wisconsin; grandchildren, Leilani, Mitchell, Shoptees, Emmaleigh Red Feather, Patrick Ryce Big Eagle, Samuel Joseph Red Feather, Hayven, Kenna and Hailey Waters, Kylan Red Feather, Peta, Francesca, and Lucille Frances Red Feather, and Amelia Shot; nieces, Carrie,Jessica and Mary Jo Sanchez, all of Alliance, NE and Luci Red Feather & family of Sioux Falls, SD; and nephews, Oliver Red Feather & family of Sioux Falls, SD and Ernie Red Feather of Rockyford, SD.
Emery was preceded in death by his parents, Emery Red Feather Sr. and Lucille Jealous of Him; daughter, Kendra Red Feather; and siblings, Patrick, Timothy and Delvina Red Feather, and Rita Running Bear.
Pallbearers will be: Leonard Chase Alone Sr., Sam Locke, Davis Ghost, Sam Jealous of Him, Jim Cross, Harlan Garnette, Spencer Rouillard, Mitchell Long, Gayle Last Horse, Mike Cross and Jonathan Yellow Hawk.
Wake Services: One night wake service starting at 2:00 PM, Sunday, October 6, 2019 at the Pass Creek CAP Office in Allen, SD with evening services starting at 7:00 PM
Funeral Service: 2:00 PM, Monday, October 7, 2019 at the Pass Creek CAP Office in Allen, SD
Officiating: Pastors Tim & Kim Wardell Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Steve DuBray and Mr. Justin Poor Bear Burial Service: Porcupine Presbyterian Cemetery, Porcupine, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD