03/14/2018 - Floyd Milton Tyon
Funeral services for Floyd Milton Tyon, age 73, will be at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the Pine Ridge Elementary School Gymnasium in Pine Ridge, SD with Charles McGaa and Basil Brave Heart officiating.
Burial will be at the Tyon Family Cemetery, #4 Community, in Oglala, SD.
A one-night wake service will begin at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at the Pine Ridge Elementary School Gymnasium in Pine Ridge, SD.
Floyd was a veteran in the U.S. Navy and Army.
Floyd was born on May 31, 1944 in Pine Ridge, SD to Denver and Julia (Jarvis) Tyon; he was the fourth sibling of five children. He made his journey to the Spirit World on March 8, 2018 near Pine Ridge, SD.
Floyd served his country in the United States Navy from January 31, 1962 to January 28, 1965 and was honorably discharged in San Francisco, CA. He retired from the government after 30 years of service.
Floyd is survived by children Julie (Nanny) Tyon, Nora Scott, Shellie Lehl, Floyd W. Tyon Jr., Shane M. Tyon and Alvin Tyon; grandchildren Shaina Jay Big Crow, Karlee Rae Big Crow, Derek Tyon, Eddie Tyon, Kobe Brafford, Jason Tyon, Jasmin Tyon, Shaysie Tyon, Dre and Lizzie Clifford, Sashania Tyon, Christofer Carlow, Montrey Brown, Manual Tyon, Mason Tyon and Shayla; and great-grandchildren Ma’Kello and Paytience.
Floyd was preceded in death by parents Denver Tyon and Julia Jarvis-Tyon; brothers Fred Tyon, Herb Tyon, and Oliver Tyon; and sister Delores Tyon.
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Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD is in charge of arrangements for Floyd Milton Tyon.
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