Leigha Ann Maire Eagle Hawk-Tobacco was born September 27, 2002, in Pine Ridge, S.D., to Harold Tobacco and Denise Eagle Hawk. Leigha, 17, of Wounded Knee, made her journey to the Spirit World on December 17, 2019, in Wounded Knee.
Leigha is survived by her mother, Denise Eagle Hawk of Bayard, NE; father, Harold Tobacco of Calico Community, Pine Ridge, SD; siblings, Vanessa (Derek) Black Elk of Pine Ridge, SD, Harold Tobacco, Jr. of Calico Community, Pine Ridge, SD, Warlance Eagle Hawk and Deneva Cross both of Bayard, NE, Amariah Youngman and Chevaya Tobacco both of Oglala, SD, Harold Youngman of Wounded Knee, SD and Talianna Youngman Calico Community, Pine Ridge, SD; grandparents, Theresa Red Feather of Pine Ridge, SD, Regina Tobacco of Calico Community, Pine Ridge, SD, Quincy Red Feather and Robert Red Feather both of Pine Ridge, SD, Harold Tobacco of Calico Community, Pine Ridge, SD, Lucille Reyes of Sioux Falls, SD, Gabrielle Fights Over of Oglala, SD, Tibbitts Eagle Hawk, Jr. of Pine Ridge, SD, Karen Tobacco of Calico Community, Pine Ridge, SD, and Corrine Brave of Oglala, SD; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Leigha was preceded in death by her grandparents, Verdell Eagle Hawk, Leonard Black Feather, Hannah (Kills In Water-Eagle Hawk) Running Eagle, Hoover Running Eagle, and Tibbitts Eagle Hawk, Sr.
Pallbearers will be Dale Red Stone, Ezra Zephier, Sr., Franklin Jealous of Him, Terrance Waters, Germaine Red Feather, Stacy Bissonette, Markis Cross, Dennis Cross, Chad Tobacco, Harold Tobacco III, Conrad Randall, Lakita Bissonette, Jodee Wendt, and Jake Catches.
Wake Services: Two night wake service starting at 1:00 PM, Saturday, December 21, 2019 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD with evening services starting at 7:00 PM each night.
Funeral Services: 1:00 PM, Monday, December 23, 2019 at the Brother Rene Hall in Oglala, SD
Officiating: Rev. Don Mink and Sister Barb Bogenschutz
Traditional Lakota Services: Quincy Red Feather
Burial Services: Tobacco Family Cemetery, Calico Community, Pine Ridge, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD