Leon “Toggy” Franklin Little Killer
Date of Passing: August 7, 2021
Place of Death: Wanblee, SD
Leon Franklin Little Killer was born on June 28, 1969 in Pine Ridge, SD to Franklin and Matilda (Between Lodges) Little Killer. Leon made his journey to the Spirit World on August 7, 2021 near Wanblee, SD.
Leon is survived by his brother, Reginald Little Killer; sisters, Angelita Red Blanket, Corrine Little Killer, and Crissencia Little Killer; children, Newt Herrera, Derek Comes War, and Preston Black Bear; special friend, Melissa Yellow Hawk; and numerous nieces, nephews, and grandchildren.
Leon was preceded in death by his parents, Franklin and Matilda Little Killer; sister, Adelia Little Killer; sons, Owen Herrera and Baby Boy Medicine Blanket; maternal grandparents, Paul & Mary (Moves Camp) Between Lodges; and paternal grandparents, Leon and Margaret (Randall) Little Killer.
Pallbearers will be Steve McClure, Alexander Bettelyoun, Bill Lamont, Elgin Red Blanket, Allen Good, Reynold Randall, Bob Amiotte, Jim Meeks, Jacob Cottier, Bivien Torres, Troy Wilcox, Ryan Bear Killer, Andy Iron Horse, and Jarrod Iron Horse.
Honorary pallbearers will be all friends & relatives.
Wake Services: Two night wake service starting at 2:00 PM, Monday, August 16, 2021 at the T&T Center in Wanblee, SD.
Funeral Services: 4:00 PM, Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at the T&T Center in Wanblee, SD
Officiating: Rev. Harold Condon
Traditional Lakota Services: Ms. Darla Black and Mr. Richard Moves Camp
Burial Services: Little Killer Family Cemetery, Wanblee, SD