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George Red Bird

George Red Bird, age 58, of Swift Bird, SD, entered the Spirit World on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Swift Bird, SD.

He is survived by one son, Cody Pederson of Eagle Butte, SD; numerous nieces and nephews, and longtime good friend Jeff Hunt and family of Cherry Creek, SD.

In compliance with the CDC COVID-19 regulations and the CRST Tribal Directives for mortuary care with social distancing, a funeral service began at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 21, 2021 at the Blue Community Building at Cherry Creek, SD. Burial followed at St. Peter’s Episcopal Cemetery in Thunder Butte, SD.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Rooks Funeral Home of Eagle Butte, SD.

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