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Cody Jacob Lamebear

Cody Jacob Lamebear

Jul 9, 1986 - Feb 3, 2012
Funeral services for Cody J. Lamebear of Fort Washakie are at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 10, at Blue Sky Hall at Ethete. Episcopal clergy will officiate.

Interment follows at the Friday Family Cemetery on the Wind River Reservation.

A prayer service and wake is at Blue Sky Hall at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9.

Mr. Lamebear died in Lakewood, Colo. on Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, at the age of 25.

Cody Jacob Lamebear was born in Lander on Wedn., July 9, 1986, the son of Charles Lamebear, Jr., and Cora A. (Dodge) Lamebear. He was a member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe and the Northern Cheyenne Tribe his Indian name was "Buffalo Walks."

He grew up at Ethete and was a 2004 graduate of Wyoming Indian High School. He had lived most of his life on the Wind River Reservation.

Mr. Lamebear was a student, living in Denver going to emergency trauma classes preparing to be an EMT.

He was baptized in the Episcopalian faith and had attended the Catholic Church with his grandparents.

His family said he enjoyed listening to music, especially pow-wow music, watching movies, especially comedies, spending time with his family, helping friends take care of their children, traveling with his grandparents, and being around people.

Survivors include his parents, Charles Lamebear, Jr., and Cora A. Lamebear; grandfather, Albert Dodge, Sr.; brothers, Cory Matthew Lamebear, Hawk Whiteplume, and Darwyn Dodge; sisters; Cora Merle Lamebear, Brittany Augustine, Kristy M. Dodge, Katarina Dodge; aunts, Rose Dodge, Winnie Dodge, Huberta Dodge, Linda Armour, Mary Lamebear, June Lamebear, and Emma Lamebear; uncles, Clifford Lamebear, Albert Dodge, Jr., Bill Whiteplume, Bill Addison, George Groesbeck, and Kerwin MedicineBird; the extended families of Friday, Trosper, Sage, Moss, Quiver, Felter, Lamebear, and LittleThunder.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Charles Lamebear, Sr., and Merle Lamebear; grandmother, Estelle (Friday) Dodge; aunts, Lynelle Groesbeck Addison, Kristi Marie Dodge, and Mary Dodge Wolfrang; cousins, Daisy June Felter, Sasha Ridgley, Elizabeth Dodge, and Marcus Dodge.

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Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.