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Keenan Reece Roth, 28, took his unexpected journey to be with the Creator on October 13, 2023 due to an undiagnosed congenital heart condition. He was born on June 26, 1995, St, Louis Park, Minnesota to Blossom and Emmett Old Bull Jr. Keenan was a member of the Whistling Water Clan and a child of the Piegan Clan. He grew up in: Hardin, Crow Agency, Hillsdale, Wisconsin, and Albuquerque, New Mexico. Keenan was attending classes at Little Big Horn College with an emphasis of study in Carpentry. Keenan was the father of two children, Antonio and Kaelanni, who were the light of his life, and Mathias and Taylon, who he took as his own. He enjoyed working outside. playing sports and watching the New England Patriots games but what he loved most was spending time with his babies and family gatherings.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Braven Glenn; grandparents Emmett Sr. and LeeAnna Old Bull, Bernice Jackson, stepfather, Antonio Williams who was the namesake of his son, Joyce, Floyd, Genevieve Old Bull, Gavin Jefferson, Charles Ben Jefferson Jr., James and Gilbert Scott Jr., Charlene Nomee, Cheryl Yellowtail, Marjorie and Sherry “Dee Dee” Jefferson, Donna McCurdy, Lydina Carlson, Lauren Spint, Pansy Swalla, Velma Bad Horse, Rena Bad Horse, Larry Eagle Star, Jasper Eagle Star; uncles Gilbert Quincy Walks II and Tim Washington; aunts Gayla Bad Horse, Rayona Battese and Shelly High Elk.
He is survived by his parents, Blossom and Emmett; siblings Kayla (Jeremy), Gavin (Tommi Jo), Marissa (Dakota), Scott (Brianna), Jolee, Emilio (Peyton), Jolene (Joseph), Emmett “Trey”(Kyrah), Acacia, Kobi (Aces) and Tahnee Spoonhunter, Shann (Tasha) Iron, Cheranda Not Afraid, Tayleah Old Bull, Remy Pretty On Top and Isabell Bell Rock; cousins Ramon (Chantae) Herrera, Kevin Old Bull, Kyle Birdinground, Hans Hill, Christian, Kerstyn & Jennifer Old Bull, Tianna Plainfeather, Daniel Scott, Chastity Roth, Dominic Reyes, Jalyn, Daymond, Devin, Bad Horse, Dion Rustcosky, Harlee Langdeau II and Philip Battese, II; uncles Rodney Scott Old Bull, Berwin, Kenyon (Crystal), Kendall (Erica) Bad Horse,Gerald RedWolf (Sarah) Emaryl Redwolf Trevor Josiah Estes, Philip Battese Jr., Vincent Battese, Bryan, Randall, Cameron Walks, Anthony Bad Horse; aunts Anita Old Bull, Ashley Estes, Joelle, Bonnie, Twyla, Camille Battese, Carlene Jefferson, Rena Gail, Maggie, Lila, Sheritha, Monique Bad Horse, Jessica Wagner, Kim and Carol Jean Bear Below, Mariam Smith and Sherry House; grandfathers Philip Battese Sr., grandpa Paul, Emmett and Clyde Sawalla; grandmothers Maxine Jefferson, Dorothea Dust, Karen Jefferson, Serena Bishop and Cecil Battese, great grandmother Julia Yellowrobe; nieces and nephews Cassius, Bernice, Legacy, Xelia’anna, Baby Old Bull Baby Twinn, Elkenah, Blake, Houston, Tashanna, Maci, Donna, Braven Old Bull, Kaydence, Carmen, Gianna Herrera, Josiah, Natalia, Jaleah and Jamar.
His extended family includes Jefferson, Fitzpatrick, Takes Enemy, Carpenter, Pretty Weasel, Shane, Moccasin, Eagle Star, Sawalla, Bad Horse, Battese and Estes. We are sorry if we forget anybody as we have a huge family.
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