Douglas Joseph Albert Richard was born February 20, 1942, in Pine Ridge, S.D., to Thomas S. Richard and Laevinia Sarah (Hopkins) Richard. Douglas, 77, made his journey to the Spirit World on November 8, 2019, at his home in Pine Ridge. He was a veteran of the United States Army.
Douglas is survived by his daughter, Dana Richard-Weston of Porcupine, SD; siblings, Marvin P. (Jacky) Richard, Sr. of Pine Ridge, SD, Dale N. (Alberta) Richard of Pine Ridge, SD, James A. (Kathy) Richard, Sr. of Pine Ridge, SD, Wilma “Sally” (Delmar) Richard of Potato Creek, SD, and Bonnie (Robert, Sr.) Red Shirt of Pine Ridge, SD; grandchildren, Ernest Weston, Jr., Samantha, Richard, Marissa, Taylor and Lucas Weston; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren and cousins.
Douglas was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Laevinia Sarah (Hopkins) Richard; brothers, Raymond, Marlin, Ronald and Byron Richard; and sisters, Ruth Donna, Kadell, Sandra Ann and Amanda Carma Richard.
Pallbearers will be: Sage Richard, Ernest Weston, Jr., Lonnie Richard, Thad Richard, Alfred Red Shirt, James “Baby Jim” Richard, Jr., Tom Red Hawk, Steve Richard, Marvin Richard, Jr. and Richard Red Hawk.
Honorary Pallbearers will be All Friends & Relatives.
Wake Service: One night wake service starting at 2:00 PM, Thursday, November 14, 2019 at the Wakpamni CAP Office in Pine Ridge, SD with prayer services starting at 7:00 PM,
Funeral Service: 11:00 AM, Friday, November 15, 2019 at the Wakpamni CAP Office in Pine Ridge, SD
Officiating: Mr. Charles McGaa and and Pastor Stanley Hollow Horn
Graveside Services: 2:00 PM, Friday, November 15, 2019 at the Lakota Freedom Veteran’s Cemetery, Kyle, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD