Alan Sheldon Waters Sr. was born April 5, 1971, in Pine Ridge, S.D., to Joseph “Kadoke” Waters and Dorothy (Ten Fingers) Waters. Alan, 48, of Pine Ridge, made his journey to the Spirit World on November 12, 2019 at the Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City.
Alan is survived by his sons, Michael Waters, Alan Waters Jr. and Terrence Waters, all of Pine Ridge, SD; daughters, Lindsay Tobacco of Denver, CO, Raquel Waters and Jenna Tobacco-Waters, both of Pine Ridge, SD; sisters, Wanda Waters of Rosebud, SD, Harriett Twiss of Porcupine, SD, Sherol Waters of Rapid City, SD, Violet Waters of Pine Ridge, SD, Pasquerita Ten Fingers of Rapid City, SD and Francey Weasel Bear of Slimbuttes, SD; brothers, Charlie Waters, Sr. and John Waters, both of Pine Ridge, SD, Levi Two Dogs, Jr. of Denver, CO and Allen Ray Waters of Tracy, CA; grandchildren, Bailey Waters, Carter Waters and Lisa Marie Waters, all of Pine Ridge, SD; uncles, Albert Waters of Pine Ridge, SD and Ted Ten Fingers of Rapid City, SD; aunts, Victoria Waters and Gloria Yellow Boy, both of Pine Ridge, SD; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Alan, Sr. was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Dorothy (Ten Fingers) Waters; spouse, Lisa Marie Tobacco; grandparents, Paul Waters, Rose Red Feather, Leroy Ten Fingers and Mercy Pipe On Head; sisters, JoAnn Two Dogs, Juanita Two Dogs and Veda Waters; brother, Leroy “Big John” Two Dogs.
Pallbearers will be: Ernie Waters, Jr., Charlie Waters, Jr., Stanley Jennessee, LeRoy Standing Bear, Gene Salazar, Tad Clarke, David Jason Two Bulls, Chad Tobacco, Bobby Twiss and Chris Two Dogs.
Honorary Pallbearers will be: All Friends & Relatives
Wake Services: Two night wake service starting at 1:00 PM, Thursday, November 21, 2019 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD with afternoon prayers starting at 3 PM., Friday, November 22.
Funeral Services: 11:00 AM, Saturday, November 23, 2019 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD
Officiating: Reverend Rhoda Mesteth
Traditional Lakota Services: Mr. Quincy Red Feather
Graveside Services: Tobacco Family Cemetery, Calico Community, Pine Ridge, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD