Douglas Arthur White Plume
May 30, 1942 - Nov 25, 2011
Funeral services will be Thurs., Dec. 1, 2011, 10:00 a.m., at Saint Stephen’s Catholic Church. A rosary will be Wedn., Nov. 30, 2011, 7:00 p.m. at the church. A wake will follow at 55 C’Hair Lane. Burial will be at the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery.
Douglas Arthur White Plume, NeciCebiiho’ was born on May 30, 1942 at Fort Washakie, Wyoming and died November 25, 2011 at the Wyoming Medical Center after a short illness. He is survived by daughters Juanita Whiteplume Little Thunder, adopted daughter Robin Whiteplume and granddaughter Roberta Whiteplume. He is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.
His sisters include Sandra Brown of Fort Hall, ID, Anna Werito of Albuquerque, NM, Susan and her husband Billy Crazythunder, Dorothy Gambler, Colleen SunRhodes Addison, Marie Gambler, Amelia and her husband O’Dell Shakespeare, Lura Whiteplume and Kathleen Whiteplume all of Arapahoe. Olivia Burton of Ethete, Kathy Eagle Staff of Eagle Butte, SD, Liz and her husband Jerry Smith of Pacifica, CA, Annette SunRhodes of Heart Butte, MT.
Brothers Burnett and his wife Ruby, Allen Whiteplume and wife Lisa, Dustin Whiteplume, Jerry, Ernie and Donnie SunRhodes and Teddy Goggles.
Douglas was married to Evangeline Goes In Lodge and later to Winona Armour. His six grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren survive him. He has numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren and many friends.
His parents Angela and Jake Whiteplume, Ruth and Ernest SunRhodes, grandparents Sarah (nee Tyler) and Morris Whiteplume and Susan (nee Littleshield) and Joe Brown, brothers, Randall Whiteplume, Franklin SunRhodes, Robert C’Hair, sisters Patricia Arthur and Doris Oldman precede him in death.
He was retired from St. Stephens Indian School and the Northern Arapaho Tribe where he was employed as a bus driver. He earned a 15 year employment certificate from the tribal Black Coal Senior Center. He held other positions throughout his lifetime and was a professional driver.
On-line condolences for the family may be made at: theDavisFuneralHome.com.
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.
Pall bearers are Jason Armstrong, Mark C’Hair, Toby Little Thunder, Jr., Lee Whiteplume, Jake Whiteplume, Ed Whiteplume, Bill Crazythunder, Joe Crazythunder, Harold Crazythunder, Aloysius C’Hair, Dustin Big Medicine, Sr., Gaylen Littleshield, Cy Lee, Ambrose Wahtomy, Dwayne Wahtomy, Jr., Nick Quiver-Whiteplume, Jason Quiver, Joshua Oldman, Billy Crazythunder, Austin Crazythunder, Joey Crazythunder, Taylor Crazythunder, Matthew Crazythunder, Stanley Jack, Jr., Roy Shamblin, Merle Shamblin, Jordan Barraza, Jerry C’Hair, Dominic Littleshield, Brian Littleshield, Dallas Littleshield, FergieLittleshield, Dean Littleshield, Skylar Littleshield, Patrick Littleshield, Abel, Brian, and Aaron Werito.