Edward “Ben” Benevick RedWolf III, Ben as he was affectionately known as went to be with our Lord and Savior on November 22, 2018. He was born on October 24, 1969 to the late Edward B. RedWolf, Jr. and Rozalia Yarlott.
Ben was raised and grew up in the Benteen area. He went to school in Crow Agency, Hardin, Lawrence, Kansas and graduated in Bozeman, MT in 1988.
Ben was a firefighter in his younger days and worked in West Yellowstone, Bozeman, Crow Casino, he also worked at Tulalip Resort and Casino in Washington as a floor manager. Ben enjoyed decorating for Christmas and loved to go pick his own tree. He was a friendly person always making funny jokes and making everyone laugh. Ben loved his “big red pick up”, the Seattle Seahawks and his dog Bear.
Ben married Lucille PlentyHawk in 1997. He took in her two oldest Shann and Jazz as his own. They both had three children and moved to Poplar, MT, they divorced in 2002 but he stayed in Poplar for his kids.
He is preceded in death by Eugene and Maude (Morrison) Yarlott, Franklin (Tee) RedWolf, Charles Yarlott, Sr., Paul Spotted Horse, Jr., Paul and Charlotte Spotted Horse, Sr., Westley and Victoria Crooked Arm, Tyrone and Linda TenVear, Elsie Leider, Edward and Jaunita (LaForge) RedWolf, Sr., Mike RedWolf, Gerald RedWolf and Norman RedWolf.
Ben is survived by mother Rozalia Yarlott; father Edward Benevick RedWolf, Jr.; son Edward Benevick RedWolf IV; daughters Brittney PlentHawk, Jazmene PlentyHawk, Edleena RedWolf, Anna RedWolf; grandchildren Persais PlentyHawk (Iris), Persefanie Poitra (Sniffles), Shaylee Andreas, Phillip Brown, Xander Eder (Kidd); brothers Eugene Smith, Roger RedWolf and Kaylene, Issac (Polly) Yarlott, Garret Stewart, Jr., Addikin Stewart, Terrence and Jaychelle; sisters Christina (Garret) Costa, Terri (Terry) Mountain Sheep, Holly Stewart, Karen Jean Yarlott, Linda Morrison, Larsena (Miles) Burshia, Michelle Yarlott White Clay; nieces and nephews Bradley Wickson, Edward Wickson, Eugene Smith, Jr., Angel Smith, Terryn, Lily, Whisper, Terrance, Jr. (Country), Larsena, Tyrone Ten Bear, Tyrus (Brandy), Tyra, Hyrum, Anton, Diego, Jazmyn, Veronica, Sebastian, Jerry, Terry, Jr., Sierra, Garett III, Cadyen, Kylee Jean, Coby Frankiln, McKala, Ashley, Starla, Shyla, Romeo, Tails, Kyler and Legacy; aunties Mary Bonko, Delmyrna Yarlott, Marcia (Benito) Brown, Tori (Oliver) Half, Olive Yarlott, Roberta Spotted Horse, Tina Yarlott, Angela Stewart, Betty Blackrock, Alice Smith, Rosella Covington, Gustine Old Bear, Geneva Stewart; uncles Alvin (Lucille) Yarlott, Sr., Aaron (Mary) Yarlott, Sr., Buster Leider, Sr.; grandfather David Yarlott, Sr.; grandmother Carolina Mountain Sheep.
Extended families Yarlott, Morrison, Old Bear, Hugs, Doyle, Old Horn, Turns Plenty, DeCrane, Goes Ahead, Humphrey, RedWolf, LaForge, Stewart, Littlenest, Yellowhorn.