Leonard “Sonny” Thomas Martin Old Rock, Jr., age 52, of Poplar, MT went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 8, 2018.
Leonard was born March 9, 1965 in Poplar, MT to proud parents, Victoria (Tomahawk) Martin and Leonard Martin Old Rock, Sr.
Sonny attended Brockton Schools and graduated in 1983, he also attended college in Glendive, MT and Minot, ND. Sonny was a proud father and he adored his children, Tahnee Skye, Jordan Michael, Summer Skye, Winter Rose, Erin Elizabeth, Tia Marie, and John Arnold. He especially cherished his two grandchildren, Stacey Star and Mickey.
Sonny loved to be with his family and friends. He worked various jobs throughout his life. Sonny enjoyed working on his vehicle, fixing a new project, watching game shows, listening to music, and he especially enjoyed attending is nephew Tyson’s basketball games. The Brockton Warrior head was created by Sonny in the 1980’s and the Brockton High School honored him in the yearbook for it. The family asks for you to wear the Brockton Warrior Logo to honor his legacy.
Sonny is survived by his children, Jordan Old Rock of Utah, Summer Old Rock of Texas, Winter Old Rock of California, Erin Martin of Poplar, Tia (Mike) Garrison of Poplar, MT and John Eagleman of Billings, MT; brothers, Robert Old Rock of Fort Totten, ND and Lester Fast Horse, Sr. of Poplar, MT; sister, Lorna Martin of Poplar, MT; adopted brothers, Muff (Eva) Magnan of Ethete, WY and Bryan Grosbuc and family of Ethete, WY; grandchildren, Mickey Old Rock of Tomahawk Chicken Ranch in Poplar, MT and Stacey Star of Poplar, MT; aunts, Jermaine Brady of New Town, ND, Delilah Johnson of Connel, WA, Ethelene Demarrias of Brockton, MT; special cousins, Lorraine Good Soldier of Jamestown, ND, Joyce Tomahawk of Fort Totten, ND, Melvin Good Soldier of Poplar, MT and Clifford Jerome of Fort Totten, ND; nephews, Shilo, Maza, Winter Hawk, Kaw-liga, Keetan, Reno, Reco, Edwin (Chief), Lawrence, William, Troy, Lester Jr., Hokeshina, Albert, Cameron, Troy, DJ, Kim, Thomas Jr., Tyson, and Bryan; and nieces, Fawn, Tina, Rani, Pretty Deer, Memoree, Kayann, Kara, Anna, Victoria (Goldene), Elaine, and Angel.
He is preceded in death by his daughter, Tawnee Skye Old Rock; father, Leonard Martin Old Rock, Sr.; mother, Victoria Tomahawk Martin; paternal grandfather, Robert “Bob” Old Rock; paternal grandmother, Rose Johnson; maternal grandfather,Thomas Tomahawk; maternal grandmother, Winona Count; aunts, Coretta Louise Yankton, Roberta Old Rock, Lottie Brown, Gladys First, Minerva Alberts; uncles, Ronnie Old Rock Martin, Aaron Old Rock Martin, Casper Demarrias, and George Demarrias; sisters, Wilma Old Rock, Micki Diserly, Carmen Old Rock, Elaine Fast Horse, and Nancy Martin Bauer; brothers, Edwin Fast Horse, Sr. and John Eagleman, Sr.; niece Starr Old Rock. Please forgive us if we forgot to mention anyone and we are very thankful for all the support of those who have helped our family during this time.
A wake will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 14th at the Poplar Cultural Center. The funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 15th also at the Poplar Cultural Center. Interment will follow at the Fort Kipp Cemetery in Fort Kipp, MT.
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