Ellis “Kuhboy” Reeves RedBoy was born to Merceline RedBoy on March 3, 1967 in Poplar, MT. He left us on January 3, 2021.
Ellis was raised by his grandparents Harry and Leila RedBoy. He attended headstart in Brockton, MT, moved onto Devils Lake, Red Lodge and graduated from Wahpeton Indian School in North Dakota. He was a member of the Bad Temper Bear Clan. He worked at A & S Industries, Looking Eagle Manufacturing, Nemont water, and taught some computer classes at FPCC.
He enjoyed working on cars, he was our gravel back and knew what was wrong when we told what sound the car was making. He loved skiing in his younger days and was a fancy dancer. He always had a guitar in his possession and loved to jam out. He taught some of his friends to play. He was artistic with gray tape, making feathers and car decorations. His other passion was computers. Fixing then and making CD’s for family members.
He leaves behind his son Allen (Maurie) RedBoy of Wolf Point, MT, Daughter Stephanie RedBoy of Billings, MT, mother Merceline RedBoy of Wolf Point, MT, brother Alvah TalksDifferent of Wolf Point, MT, grandchildren Deland RedBoy, Jr., Taelyn RedBoy, Ta’Leigha RedBoy, Aniyah and Alaina Billie and many more grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He is preceded in death by grandparents Harry and Leila RedBoy, sons Deland RedBoy, Alison RedBoy and Melvin Bullchief, brother Phillip RedBoy, lifelong companion Christina Martell and son-in-law Joseph Billie.