2009-06-24 / The Holy Road

~MacArthur Thomas Poor Bear~

Pine Ridge, SD - MacArthur Thomas Poor Bear, 66, died June 15, 2009 at Rapid City, SD.

Survivors include Sons: Francis Poor Bear of Denver, CO; Mike Poor Bear, Jr. of Rapid City, SD; Aaron Poor Bear of Wagner, SD; Eric Poor Bear of Rapid City, SD; Isaiah Poor Bear of Rapid City, SD; and Daniel Poor Bear of Wagner, SD. Daughters: Julie Poor Bear of Rapid City, SD; Tina Buckman of Pine Ridge, SD; April Leftwich of Pine Ridge, SD; Mariam Jealous of Him of Pine Ridge, SD; Irene Poor Bear of Rapid City, SD; and Marsha Fast Horse of Pine Ridge, SD. Sisters: Elaine Martinez of Allen, SD; Darlene Poor Bear of Allen, SD; and Clara Rodriguez of Allen, SD. Brother: Twin brother, Douglas Poor Bear of Allen, SD and Roscoe "Wally" Poor Bear of Tullah, TX. 34 grandchildren and 4 great grandchilden

Two night wake service began on Saturday, June 20, 2009 at American Horse School School at 2:00 PM. A second night wake began on Sunday, June 21, 2009 at the Billy Mills Hall in Pine Ridge at 10:00 AM.

Funeral services were Monday, June 22, 2009 at 10:00 AM, Billy Mills Hall, Pine Ridge.

Rev. Francis Richards and Rev. Dave Brings Plenty officiated.

Community Cemetery, Wolf Creek. Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge was in charge of arrangements

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