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Randy Morrison

January 15, 1985 ~ March 28, 2024 (age 39) 39 Years Old

Randy Morrison Obituary

      Randy Scott Morrison, Ihshbaashiiaxpe' Ahoo' (The One with Many Ropes) was born January 15, 1985, a son of Alvin Morrison Ill and Glenda Loye Pretty Paint Morrison. Randy was given away in the Crow belief way to Delmyrna Yarlott at a young age. Randy is a member of the Greasy Mouth clan and a child of the Piegan Clan. He grew up in Crow Agency and attended Crow Head Start, Crow Agency Public Schools, Pretty Eagle Catholic School, and Hardin High School.

     He worked as a Buffalo Ranger during the Carl Venne administration, for Wayne Edgar at the Feedlot, for a Crane Company who installed windmills throughout the Midwest, and served as a Public Safety Officer during the Old Coyote Administration. He worked in Mandaree, ND for Maheshu Energy as a mechanic, ranch hand and shop supervisor. He then worked for the Four Bears Segment in the Gravel Operation where he oversaw the whole operation. He was recently employed as a Public Safety Officer and Lead Structural Fire Fighter for the Crow Tribe under the White Clay Administration, He was often called to lead Search and Rescue teams for the Crow Tribal Search and Rescue team.

     Randy was an avid hunter and loved the outdoors; he especially enjoyed the times he spent in the Big Horn Mountains with his family and friends bringing back prized bulls. One of his Trophy Bulls was featured in a traveling Hunting Show of prized Bull Elks. He initiated and created the Crow Mile Shooters organization, a shooting club focusing on shooting targets that were a mile away and competing for prizes and bragging rights. While working for the Buffalo Pasture he learned to dress and prepare the meat within minutes. He was an awesome mechanic and a jack of all trades; he loved to build sweat lodge ceremonies with his bro's and brothers in law, he enjoyed riding horses, especially with his brothers, nephews, nieces, brothers in law and grandson. He trained race horses and was involved in Indian Relay as a set up man. He served as a Indian Relay Judge for the past few years at The Crow Native Days and Crow Fair Horse Racing events respectively, helping his son in law Ashton and niece Charine Old Elk.

     He married his forever love, Amberly Bright Wings, on October 22, 2022 in Hardin, MT. They made their home in Lodge Grass, MT, most recently residing in Ranchester, WY. Together they were blessed with a daughter Harley Jo Morrison. Randy took pride in parading her, taking her hunting, fishing, and camping. They did everything together. Our beloved referred to her as his "Little Champion." She is a daddy's girl and her mama's world.

     Randy was a recent member of the El Bethel Church and attended many Sweat Lodge Ceremonies, where he was often called upon to pour because of what he referred to as "Pouring Hot Ones".

     He is preceded in death by his parents, brother Alvin "Skabalo" Morrison IV, his aunts, Caroline Morrison, Geneva Other Medicine, Laura Morrison Rides Horse, his uncles, Melvin Pretty Paint, Tommy Wall, Larry Kane Morrison, Randy Morrison, Eddie Alden, nephews Christopher Morrison and Sam Carlson Jr, grandniece Deanna Cloud, an adopted daughter Amaya Big Lake, cousins, Jo Jo, Ammon, Moziah, and Micheal Pretty Paint, Dominic Flatmouth, Kane Morrison, Gary and Thomasine Wall, Lori Ann Pretty Paint, Kristi, Go Go, and Eddie Alden Jr.

    Randy is survived by his dear wife, Amberly Bright Wings Morrison; daughters Pearl, Karmen, and Harley Jo Morrison; adopted mother Delmyrna Yarlott; adopted children whom he raised as his own, Tyrell Bright Wings and Nevaeh "Young Blood" Bright Wings; brothers, Seneca George (Martha) Morrison Sr, and Marvin (Alberta) Wall; sisters, Grace Morrison, Bobbi Jo (Darrin) Old Coyote, Dr. Gerlinda (Chan Whiteman) Morrison, Quince (Marvin "Woody" Stewart) Morrison; uncles Gary and Stanley Pretty Paint, Heywood Big Day, Sr, Arthur Alden, Benito (Kathy) Morrison, James Morrison, Dexter (Roxanne) Falls Down Sr, William (Donna) Falls Down, Terry Rosenlund, Curtis (Samantha) Rides Horse; aunts, Frances Pretty Paint, Lavina Passes, Debbie Pretty Paint, Leda Falls Down, Francine, Davine (Dusty Harden) and Linda (Harold Rides Horse) Morrison; brothers (cousins) Comrad (Tina) Alden, Orrie (Glennette) Alden, Carl (Barbara) Alden, Victor and Clyde Pretty Paint, Ronald Flatmouth, Larry James Rock Above Morrison, Eric (Beatrice) Morrison, Martin and Frank (Braylee) Rides Horse, Dee, Victor (Barbara), Brenden Passes, Bruce Other Medicine, William House, David Big Man, Chance Hugs Sr., Randall (Sierra) Not Afraid; sisters (cousins) Melva (Ray) Iron, Melvina Dawes, Jeannie and Brenda Pretty Paint, Jana Jo Alden, Mary Alden, Edwina Alden, Shantell Alden, Bridgette Castro, Beth Rides Horse, Carlena Flatmouth, Heidi, Melissa and Suzette Pretty Paint, Rosie (Melville) Stops, Thelma Other Medicine, Stell Jo Passes, Sarah Hawk, Mary Rock, Becky Smallwood; nephews and nieces, Bobby (Heather) and Jerome Morrison, Alvie Old Coyote, Lando Morrison Stewart, Seneca (Princess) Robert George, Caleb Morrison, Katerena and Alexis Morrison, Amber Wilson, Daralynn (Aaron) Old Elk, April Fray Wilson, Frederica LaFountain, Evelyn Old Coyote, Charine (Ashton) Old Elk, Chantel and Chandra Whiteman, Cecelia and Sylvie Morrison Stewart, Janey Marie Morrison; grandchildren, Trent, Kowan and Kado Morrison, Mathias, Glenda Loye and Tyrece Wilson-Cloud, Joseph Smells Jr, Gracelei Wilson-Deputee, Erin Wilson-Old Elk, Darrin Chan, Gina Lou, Charles Bastien, CaMeila and Cashton Old Elk, Elenna, Alkylus, Kyron, Leighla Carlson, Vanessa Lynn Stewart, Kenzley and Seneca George Morrison III, Kaysen Harris, Amaya, Tatum, and Huxlee Bright Wings; one great granddaughter Harmon Wilson-McCormick; adopted brothers, David Old Elk, Jonathon Old Elk, William Kills On Top, Mathew Alden, Glenn "Smiley" Birdinground, Thomas and Ty Lynn Ten Bear, Johnny Five, Dale Crooked Arm, Gary Dawes, Tex Hall, Frank Grady, lan Red Fox, Chaz Bends, and Daniel Walks-Ceasley.

His extended Family includes the Morrison, Pretty Paint, Three Irons, Big Man, Spotted Tail, Two Belly, Wolf Voice, Old Horn, Hugs, Goes Ahead, Alden, DeCrane, Yarlott, Bear Crane, House, Humphrey, Doney, Iron Man, Stump, Dancing Bull, Jackson, Fredericks, Lone Fight, Hawk Families of North Dakota.  

 

    A Special Thank You to the Crow Tribal Chairman Frank White Clay and Vice Secretary Channis D Whiteman for their heartfelt support for the Family in our time of need. A Special Thank You to the Medical Staff at Billings Clinic ICU for their tireless effort in taking care of our Loved One. Thank you to the many Individuals who stood by us with their support and love. Friends and Family, we cannot thank you enough.  Our Family is Large and Randy had many friends, if we have missed anyone, please accept our sincere apology during this very difficult time.  

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
March 30, 2024

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Bullis Mortuary

Visitation
Monday
April 1, 2024

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Bullis Mortuary

Funeral Service
Tuesday
April 2, 2024

2:00 PM
Spirit of Life Foursquare Church in Crow Agency

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
April 2, 2024

Spotted Tail Family Cemetery
Garryowen
Garryowen, MT 59031

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