Gary L. Walking Bull, Sr.
Graveside services for Gary L. Walking Bull, Sr., 43, of Fort Thompson, SD were held Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at Lakeview Cemetery at Fort Thompson.
Gary Lewis Walking Bull, Sr. was born May 16, 1977 at Chamberlain, SD to Leslie Ross and Georgianne Walking Bull. He attended school in Crow Creek, Chamberlain, Flandreau where he graduated from Flandreau Indian School. He worked various construction jobs throughout the state.
He liked the New England Patriots Football team and the Duke Blue Devils. He enjoyed watching movies, play horseshoes, dominoes, dice, and cards.
He was a loving and caring person and was always willing to help anyone in need. He loved to tease and joke around with his friends and family. He enjoyed spending time with his family.
Gary passed away on June 16, 2020 at Fort Thompson, SD at the age of 43 years. Gratefully sharing his life are his children Justin Walking Bull Reed, Garrett Walking Bull, Lovereen Walking Bull, Gary Walking Bull, Jr., and Kaden Fleury; brothers and sisters John Walking Bull, Lesley "Daughter" Ross, Dennis "Wheats" Ross, Bryant "Spud" Ross, Ursula Ross, and Cameron "Sis" Ross; his Hunka Mothers Sandra Dion and Marilyn Fallis; his Godmother Deb Attakai; his uncle Elroy and Aunt Priscilla; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, uncles, friends he called "Bro's" and blood relatives to numerous to mention.
Preceding him in death were his mom Georgianne Walking Bull; dad Corky Ross; his maternal grandmother Ruth Walking Bull; paternal grandmother Frances Ross; and uncles Raphael, Johnny, Lee, Mike, and Wayne.
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