Philip Russell Sanchez-Reyes was born June 17, 1991, in Rapid City, S.D., to Jose Sanchez-Reyes and Rosemarie White Eyes. Philip, 28, made his journey to the Spirit World on December 20, 2019, at his home in Mesa, Ariz.
Philip is survived by his mother, Rose White Eyes of Mesa, AZ; father, Jose Sanchez-Reyes of Mexico; siblings, Maria Sanchez-Reyes, Courtney White Eyes and Minnie Good Bear, all of Mesa, AZ; aunts, Maria Sanchez-Reyes and Delia Sanchez, both of Mesa, AZ, Sandy (Lenny Lone Hill) White Eyes and Family of Rapid City, SD, Stella Smith of Indiana and Jill Lame of Chadron, NE; uncles, Russell & Cheryl Pourier White Eyes of Porcupine, SD and Roger Dean Lame of Chadron, NE; grandmother, Piedad Reyes of Mexico; cousins, Erendira Cota-Sanchez, Sigifredo Cota-Sanchez and Claudia Beltran, all of Mesa, AZ; and all nieces and nephews.
Philip was preceded in death by his grandparents, Robert White Eyes and Velma Lame; aunts, Patricia Craven and Cybil Yellow Horse; uncle, Floyd White Eyes; cousin, Stella White Eyes; and nephew, Trevor Thunder Hawk
Pallbearers will be Eric Juarez, Leonard Lone Hill, Eugene Marshall, Tyler Reed, Landon Prairie Chicken, Micah Prairie Chicken, and Angel Buelna.
Honorary Pallbearers will be RJ Benard, Joshua Flores, Jose Parson, Omar Alamos, Jonathan Garcia, Ruben Perezchica, Henderson Thompson, Charlie Little Spotted Horse & Family, Wambli DeSersa & Family, Carol Brown Eyes & Family, Gloria Brown Eyes & Family, Cecelia Brown Eyes & Family, Shawn Russell & Family, Twila and Mario Miner & Family, Elizabeth Little Spotted Horse, Daniel and Lou Middelton, Bobby and Ann McEwen & Family, and All Relatives, Friends, and artists that have contributed.
Wake Services: One night wake service starting at 2:00 PM, Monday, December 30, 2019 at the Church of God in Wounded Knee, SD with evening services at 7:00 PM.
Funeral Services: 11:00 AM, Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at the Church of God in Wounded Knee, SD
Officiating: Pastor Stanley Hollow Horn
Burial Services: Fast Horse Creek Cemetery, Wounded Knee, SD
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD