Harry Pedro Black Bear

Harry Pedro Black Bear, 48, of Rapid City, S.D., passed away June 6, 2020, in Rapid City.

Harry Pedro Black Bear was born on August 28, 1971, in Rosebud, to John Black Bear and Effie Iron Elk. Harry made his journey to the Spirit World on June 6, 2020, in Rapid City.

Harry is survived by his brothers, Damon Black Bear, Riverton, Wyo., John Black Bear, Jr., Sioux Falls, Jess Black Bear, Pine Ridge, Antonio Black Bear, Denver, Colo., Weldon Black Bear and Silas Black Bear both of Rosebud, and Jeremy Black Bear, Sioux Falls; sisters, Virginia Black Bear, Riverton, Aldean Black Bear, Lower Brule, Rosebud Black Bear, Denver, and Amy Black Bear, Rosebud.

Harry was preceded in death by his father, John “Tonto” Black Bear; mother, Effie Iron Elk; and sister, Tessie Black Bear.

A one night wake service started at 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 12, at the Millie Black Bear Residence in Yellow Bear-Allen.

Funeral services started at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 13, at the Millie Black Bear Residence in Yellow Bear-Allen, with Pastor Pedro Sharpfish officiating.

Burial services were held at the Allen Presbyterian Cemetery in Allen.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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