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William Joseph 'Billy Joe' Yellowrobe, Sr.

William Joseph "Billy Joe" Yellowrobe, Sr.

Dec 16, 1972 - Feb 19, 2024

Funeral services for William Joseph “Billy Joe” Yellowrobe, Sr., 51, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at the Heritage Hall, Fremont County Fairgrounds.  Interment will follow at the Headley Cemetery.  A Wake will begin at 4:00 p.m., Monday, February 26, 2024 at the Heritage Hall.


Mr. Yellowrobe passed away on Monday, February 19, 2024 in Riverton, Wyoming.


Billy Joe was born on December 16, 1972, son of Luther Yellowrobe, Sr. and Davine Thelma (Oldman) Yellowrobe in Riverton, Wyoming.  He was named after the last Cheyenne Scout, William Yellowrobe and his grandfather, Joseph Headley. He graduated from St. Stephen’s High School.


He was a proud to be Northern Arapaho and Northern Cheyenne “CheyRap”.


Some of the activities Billy Joe enjoyed were basketball, attending the casino, reading, watching movies and cooking.


Member of the Body of Christ


For several years, Billy Joe worked as a fire fighter for the ShoRaps and MIFF.  He also worked at the Casino in housekeeping, Walmart, and at the Red Willow Restaurant.


Survivors include his children, William Yellowrobe, Jr., Alyssa Yellowrobe and Janelle Bell; step-children, Tyrell Shotgun and Shanea Bell; step-mother, Joetta Bearcomesout; grandchildren, Kylie Bell Oldman, Kaylena Bell Oldman, Kai-Lo Ren Bell Oldman and Alyssianna Yellowrobe; siblings, Luther Yellowrobe, Jr., Garrett Yellowrobe, William Ghost Bear, Wade Ghost Bear, Weston Ghost Bear, Lucinda Yellowrobe , Loveda Yellowrobe. Roberta Oldman, Alfreda Behan, Carmen Behan, Mike Jenkins, Richard Shakespeare, Marvgette Oldman, Reland Littleshield, Sr., Judith Yellowrobe-Littlecoyote, Mandy Stewart-Nightwalker, Chanoristah Eastmen, Tia Yellowrobe, “Hankee” Alan, Eastman, Norman, Morgan Stewart, Adrian Maynar,Jr., Vaughn, Yellowrobe; aunts and uncles, Mary Agnes Ghost Bear, Maxine Moss, Ursula Aragon, Lavina Bell, Maxine Trosper, Alfred Oldman, Moses Yellowrobe, Jarvis Yellowrobe, Maynard Yellowrobe, Gladys Yellowrobe, Jeannie Yellowrobe, Donalda Yellowrobe, and their spouses and familes; grandchildren, Kylie Reese Bell, Kaylena Oldman, Kylo Oldman, Alyssianna Yellowrobe, Anita Lu’Lafaye Knowshisgun, John Henry Knowshisgun, III., Promis Ann Brady, Daleleana Eva’Braze Littlewhirlwind, Murando Page Littlewhirlwind, Jr., Lyle Yellowrobe, Evangelina Yellowrobe, and Gage Yellowrobe and numerous nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Agnes Bell; his second wife, Pearl Morrison, third wife, Cherie Killsree; grandparents, David and Mary Lucy Oldman, Moses Yellowrobe, Sr. and Madeline “Shorty” Hadley-Yellowrobe; nephews, Dale E. Brady, III and Tre Yellowrobe; aunts and uncles, Ida Mae (Mike)  Yellowrobe-Eastman, Matilda (Tilly): Yellowrobe, and Morgan Yellowrobe; great grandparents, Stanislaus Headley, Miami Washington-Headley, Mary goggles Antelope-Oldamn, Ambrose Oldman, Jasper Yellowrobe, Jean Turkeylegs-Yellowrobe, Harold Johnson, Ida Geionty-Hadley, Joseph Hadley, Marvette Olman, and Marie Big Back; Lawrence Littlesheild, Jr., Mary Jenkins, Janice Jenkins, Julian Jenkins, Roger Behan, Lee Big Back, Mary Theresa Dewey, Alex Whiteplume, Robert E Behan,, Waylon Shakespeare, Cpl Vydell Yellowrobe, Sterling Howell, Charlie, Howell, Theron Spoonhunter, David James Moss, Nicholas Nightwalker, Sopheria Little Coyote; Carmella Driftwood, Rikki Sheakespeare, and Cleve LittleBear.


Extended families of Oldman, Jenkins, Littleshield, Little Coyote, Wolfname, Yellowrobe, Killsnight, Geionty, Moss, Antelope, Teeth, Threefingers, Big Back, bailey, Eaglefeather, Russell, Whiteman, Limpy, Wick, Blackwolf, Walkslong, Woodenthigh, Woodenleg, Stewart, and Nightwalker.


Please accept our apologies if we have missed a name during this trying time. Our families are large in Wyoming, Montana, Canada, and Oklahoma. He loved all his Arapaho, Cheyenne, and Kiowa families.


He was a descendant of Chief William Yellowrobe, Chief Dull Knife, Chief Geronimo, Chief Black Cole, and Chief White Antelope.


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Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home, Crematory, and Monuments.