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Brian Edgar Old Bull, Sr.

July 6, 1967 ~ March 9, 2024 (age 56) 56 Years Old

Brian Old Bull, Sr. Obituary

Brian “Edgar” Old Bull, Sr., 56 of Lodge Grass passed away March 9, 2024, at the St. Vincent’s Hospital. His Indian name Baahili’shialeet Deetash (Doesn’t Get Tired of Things) was given to him by Hugh Little Owl. He was born July 6, 1967, in Crow Agency, a son to Benedict Old Bull and Bonita Hawk.  He grew up in Lodge Grass and graduated from Lodge Grass High School in 1986.  During his high school years, he excelled in basketball. He was a member of the Lodge Grass Worship Center, Big Lodge Clan and a child of the Piegan Clan.  He enjoyed arrow throwing and making arrows for his sons, grandsons, and nephews.  He was a champion arrow thrower for many years.  His family was important to him, particularly when he could watch his kids, nephews and nieces play basketball.  He also enjoyed traveling throughout the western United States, taking walks at the walking parks in Billings, hiking at the RIMS, cruising, cooking at cook outs with family/friends at Lake Elmo and camping in the Big Horn Mountains.  Edgar was employed by the Crow Tribe AML and Roads Department, Crow Forestry as a fire fighter, the Billings Sugar Beet Factory and at Cracker Barrel with his son, Bob.

He is preceded in death by his father Benedict, son Josh and daughter Bri’Leeseah Old Bull, grandparents, Moses Old Bull, Evelyn Covers Up, Edgar Hawk, Edith Big Shoulder, Virginia and Theresa Covers Up, Velma Gros Ventre, Mildred Old Crow, Marie Big Hair, Elizabeth Smart Enemy and Paul Bad Horse. Brothers Myron Old Bull, Mitchell Hawk, Lawrence Old Bull, Jr., Archie Jefferson, Greg and Elvis Old Bull, niece Susie White Hip.  Sisters Michaelynn Hawk and Sophie Old Bull. Aunts Rose Nadine and Billie Jean Old Bull, Alpha Birdin Ground, Betty Caufield, Belva Tushka, Patsy White, Ramona Backbone, Margorie Hoops, Mary Lou Big Day, Daisy Bright Wings and Henrietta Pretty On Top. Uncles Micheal Hawk, Frankie, Lawrence and Floyd Old Bull, Woodson Faraway, Bernard Covers Up, Clayton Mountain Pocket, Larry Costa, James White, Clifford Singer, Jr, Paul and Robert Nomee. Survivors include his wife of 22 years Tammy Old Bull; sons Brian “Bob” Old Bull, Jr., Rashad Moses, Myron Kingston Dré and X’Avien Champ Old Bull; his daughters Lorri Brianna (Darek) Birdinground), Maisey, Darain and his baby Ta’Miah Kaizely Karen Old Bull; his adopted son Francis Nomee, adopted daughters Eloise Day Child, Truly Old Crane, Angelia McDonald,Priscilla Nomee, D’Arcy and Deja Good Luck, mother Bonita Hawk, aunty mom Ardith Hogan, his sisters Benedicta (George, Jr.) Little Wolf, Georgia (Tony) Pisano, Lavina Old Bull, Dalyn (Dustin) Nanto, Lynn Roan Horse, Trudy Old Crane, Helen (Mitchell) Chandler, Ethel, Reva, Tina Gardner, Valerie (Vince) Horse Chief, Lynn , Kaylene Tushka, Tanya Falls Down and Sarah (Dennis) Steffan; his brothers Ben Gros Ventre, Harold Jess Brien, Bryan (Dawn) Old Bull, Regis (April) and Frank Hogan and Buster Gardner; his adopted brothers Curtis Old Bull, Terrance Covers Up, Dean Don’t Mix, Chris Lunn, Gary Gardner, Clement Nomee, Scott (Lauren) Medicine Horse, Elmer Yarlott, Mike and Chris Good Luck, Darrin (Bobbi Jo) and Jason (Misty) Old Coyote, and Frank (Leeanna) Bear Claw; adopted sisters Rachel and Dorothy Pretty On Top, Buffy Gros Ventre, Nellie Bad Bear, Mary (Henry) Little Light, Janice Morning, Laura (Manford) Gardner, Mavis, Arbutus and Traci Covers Up, Donna Jefferson and Regina Gros Ventre; his uncles Manuel (Linda) Covers Up, Chester (Sharolyn), Nomee, Bruce White, Tilton (Sarah) Old Bull, Vincent Black Hawk and Stephen White Hip; his aunts Cheryl Jefferson, Barbara Comes Up, Claudette, Elna and Ferol Black Hawk, Dorma Takes Enemy, Myra Gros Ventre, Mary Helen (Alex) Medicine Horse, Veronica (Brewster) Pretty On Top, Josie (Ben) Stands, Serena Bishop, Georgine Falls Down, Annie (Cyrus) Leider, Maria (Preston) Onion and Carmen White Hip; his grandchildren Cody Eli, Lexus, Sarah, Am’Rei, Andrew, Ashton, Branstin, Oli’Veah, Bennet, Zaydreyan, Lilly, Tearza, Taliah, Aaron, Arion, Aidan, and Azaelia, Neal, Helana, Nyla, Amber, Manual, Joshua Johnson, Jaylin (Sierra), Jasper, Jazmine, Jala, Jayona Half, Daysen Nanto and J’Ree; his nephews Ree, Walker (Sheree) Old Bull, James (Janell) Day Child, Tyson (Leah), Taten Gros Ventre,  Elvis (Teri Lea) Old Bull, Jr., Donavon, Keaton, Wacey, Ethan Hawk, Alonzo and Isaiah Other Bull; his nieces Tammi (Travis) Brien, Tanya, Char and Coral Old Bull, Melissa (Neal) Johnson and Ryanna Pretty On Top. Extended family include the Covers Up, Good Luck, Bad Horse, Pretty Eagle, Real Bird, Nomee, White, Big Shoulder, Door and Holds the Enemy. Thank you to the Frontier Cancer Center, Dr. Christianson and his nurse Edith and St. Vincent’s doctors and nurses.


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March 12, 2024

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Bullis Mortuary

March 13, 2024

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
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Funeral Service
March 14, 2024

11:00 AM
Spirit of Life Foursquare Church in Crow Agency

Interment following funeral service
March 14, 2024

Lodge Grass Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Lodge Grass, MT 59050


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