Obituary of James David Pepion
James Pepion, 40, of Cherokee went to his eternal home. He was the loving son of Julia and Kirk Lossiah; father of, Bitiste, Julius, Isabelle and Duncan Pepion, and brother of Kassandra Lossie, Kelly Arch (Troy), Kaycee Lossiah (Taylor); brothers, Martin Pepion, and Kirk Jr.; a special nephew, Tyler Pepion (Raven); many nieces and nephews; Aunts, Mary Grauman of Ball Club, MN, Matilda Calhoun (Pat), Linda Swimmer (Virgil); uncle, Bruce Reed, and his paternal father, Willard Pepion of Browning, MT. James was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Sam Reed and Lucinda Reed; one uncle, Bill Reed; aunts, Bessie Welch, Ollie Reed, Iva Gentry, Sharon Faye Reed, and his paternal Grandparents, Woodrow Lossiah and Velma Lossiah. James attended the Cherokee Pentecostal Holiness Church. He was an electrician who was employed by Cherokee Electrical. He was also a member of Wa Yo Hi Indian Stick Ball team for many years as a player, driver, and coach. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM Monday at Cherokee Pentecostal Holiness Church. Pastor Tim Melton will officiate. The family will receive friends form 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM Sunday at the Church. Pallbearers will be Wa Yo Hi Indian Stick Ball Team. Burial will be at Reed Family Cemetery.To plant a tree in memory of James Pepion, please visit Tribute Store
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