John Billyboy


John Billyboy, 38, of Flandreau, passed away Sunday September 13, 2020.

John was born December 19, 1981 at Flandreau to Jason Armstrong and Cindy Billyboy. He attended Flandreau Indian School before working at Larson Manufacturing in Brookings, SD. John then began working at Royal River Casino as a cook; which was a passion of his. He enjoyed bowling, watching his favorite NFL teams, the Cowboys and the Eagles, and spending time with his family. John was an avid racing enthusiast and a 3rd generation racecar driver.  He loved all of his nieces and nephews, and will be remembered as a happy go-lucky person with a great sense of humor who was always polite and gentle with a big heart.

John is survived by his mother: Cindy Billyboy, Hayward, WI; his father: Jason Armstrong (Leah Parsons); three siblings: Rosemary Crow, Montana Armstrong, and Dylon Armstrong; his significant other: Leslie Hurley; step-daughter: Lainey; three aunts: Neldie Montoya and Betty Armstrong and his uncle: Robert Armstrong, all of Flandreau and his numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and extended family.

He is preceded in death by his infant daughter, Secrets; his sister, Elizabeth Armstrong; grandparents, John and Fannie Armstrong and Virginia Billyboy and his aunt, Paula Armstrong.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, September 18, 2020, at Eastman Hall in Flandreau. Visitation will be 7:00 to 9:00 pm on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at Eastman Hall with a prayer service starting at 7:30 pm.

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