Mark Uriah Goings, Sr., 67, of Pine Ridge, S.D., passed away July 27, 2020, in Dawes County, Neb.
Mark Uriah Goings, Sr. was born on February 7, 1953, in Pine Ridge, to Luke Goings and Vivian Frazier-Goings. Mark, Sr. made his journey to the Spirit World on July 27, 2020, in Dawes County. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army.
Mark is survived by his special friend, Nellie Bald Eagle; children, Tomah Goings, Olay Goings, Anthony (Haroldine) Goings, Busby, Mont., LaRosa Goings, Ethete, Wyo., Mark Goings, Jr., Wounded Knee; and siblings, Leola Goodman, Diane Goings, Allison Goings, Bobby John Goings, and David Goings.
Mark was preceded in death by his parents, Luke and Vivian (Frazier) Goings; siblings, Charlene Black Horse and Luke Timothy Goings; and children, Holly Jo Goings and one child in infancy.
A one night wake service started at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, August 2, at the Marvin Goings Residence located near Slim Buttes.
Funeral services were held at 9:00 a.m., Monday, August 3, at the Marvin Goings Residence in Slim Buttes, with Mr. Benedict Good Buffalo performing the traditional Lakota services.
Burial services were held at 3:00 p.m., Monday, August 3, at the Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis.
Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.