Melvin Lee Featherman

Melvin Lee Featherman, 61, of Evergreen, S.D., passed away September 2, 2020, in Rapid City.

Melvin Lee Featherman was born on August 26, 1959, in Rapid City to Everett Featherman and Theresa (One Horn) Featherman. Melvin made his journey to the Spirit World on September 2, 2020, at the Monument Health Home Plus Hospice in Rapid City.

Melvin is survived by his wife, Darmalee Tail; daughters, Marissa Featherman and Melissa Featherman; son, Shawn Tail; grandchildren, Zoey Tail and Thaileigh Williams; siblings, Vicki Brown Bull, Terry Featherman, Ardean Featherman, Roberta Featherman, Devonna Good Voice Elk, Linda Featherman, and Leland Featherman; and Hunka daughter, Rhiannon Richards.

Melvin was preceded in death by his parents, Everett Featherman and Theresa One Horn-Featherman; and nephew, Marlon Featherman. 

A two night wake service was held starting at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 10, at the Body of Christ Church in Porcupine.

Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, September 12, at the Body of Christ Church in Porcupine, with Pastor David Lays Bad and Senior Catechist Ben Conquering Bear officiating and Mr. Harold Salway performing the traditional Lakota services.

Burial services were held at St. Alban’s Episcopal Cemetery, Evergreen Community in Porcupine.

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge.

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