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Medford Jerome Shakespeare

Medford Jerome Shakespeare

Jun 25, 2013 - Jun 25, 2013
Medford “Med” Shakespeare, 52, of Riverton died on Friday, June 21, 2013, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 10:00 am at Blue Sky Hall. Father Phil Wagner will officiate. Burial will be at the Shakespeare Cemetery. A rosary will be held on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at 7:00 pm at Eagle Hall and a wake following at 1450 Quiver Lane.

Medford Jerome Shakespeare was born on April 24, 1961 in Lander, WY to Jimmy Herrera and Mary Christine Shakespeare. He was of the Catholic faith. He was an enrolled Northern Arapaho and lived on the Wind River Reservation his whole life. He was married to Lori Harris.

His family said that he loved the Denver Bronco’s, the Wyoming Cowboys, St. Stephen’s Eagles, and the Wyoming Indian Chiefs. He also liked going to the casinos. Above all he loved being with his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Lori; his daughters Janae Harris, Jami Shakespeare, Mary N Brown, Frankie Miranda, Natalia LeClair, Maria Shakespeare, Cecelia Shakespeare and Chandria Trippo; his sons, Ethan Harris, Weston Shakespeare, Dallen Shakespeare, Todd N Brown, Nicholas Brown, Darrell Oneal Jr, Dalen Spoonhunter, Travis Shakespeare, Bernard “Jr Bear” Friday, Robert “Bob” Friday, Cedric Shakespeare, Stanley W Shakespeare, Shaun Farris, and Thomas Antone; his mother-in-law, Irene Harris; his sister-in-laws, Donna (Franklin) Antelope, Viola Antelope, and Patricia Burnett; his brothers, Jim (Cathy) Shakespeare, Cedric Shakespeare, RJ (Letha) Shakespeare, Darrell O’neal Sr, Charlie Martinez, Clarence Jenkins, and Ronnie Kane; his sisters, Francene Shakespeare, Elizabeth Shakespeare Antone, Victoria Shakespeare, Vernita Shakespeare, Lynelle Shakespeare, and Sarah Littleshield; his uncles, Kenneth Shakespeare and George W Shakespeare; his aunts, Alvera Oldman, Lucy Willow, Alene Shakespeare, Amelia Underwood, and June Shakespeare; his grandchildren, Fira Miller, Ices Shakespeare, Tylene Oldman, Jade Shakespeare, Surene Williams, Tianna Farris, Shoshanna Miller, Jori Shakespeare, Mackenzie Shakespeare, Landan Michael Willow, Lydia Shakespeare, Nico Brown, Jacoby Jones, Jayquen Jones, Kaden Ferris, Shalayna Harris, Tanayan Burnett and Natayan Burnett; his nephews, Cole Posey and family, Daniel Manzanares and family, Dallas Manzanares and family, Levi Manzanares and family, Glen SpottedElk and family, John McAdams, Tony Harris, Ludell Ferguson, John Friday, Jr, Ozadine O’neal, Charlie O’neal, Daniel Friday, Neroy Friday, Rayburn Friday, Ashton Antelope, Franklin Antelople, Redskye Antelope, and Charles Antelope; and his nieces, Darsyl Posey, Mallorie Posey, Josie Posey, Angela SpottedElk, Raeann Ferguson, Naomi Harris Perotte, Annette McAdams, Karen Littleshield, LaDonna Littleshield, Theresa Littleshield, Whisper SunRhodes, Lynette Ferris, Charlene O’neal, Ruthie O’neal, Autmen Thayer, Kayia Friday, Leola White, Michaelene Friday, Misty Friday, Natasha Antelope, Shanice Antelope, and Summer Walker. Extended families: Underwood, Redman, Willow families.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Christine Shakespeare; his father, Jimmy Herrera; his uncles, Richard (Big Rock) Shakespeare, Nickerson John Shakespeare, and Mike Shakespeare; his father-in-law, Marvin Harris; his brothers, Dallas Shakespeare, Gabe Friday, Clement Friday, Micheal Friday, and Dominic Martinez; his brother-in-law, William Harris; his grandparents, Nickerson Shakespeare and Elizabeth Shakespeare; his aunts, Lydia Friday and Marie Martinez; his sisters, Rose Shakespeare, Justina Shakespeare, Annette O’neal, and Madonna Friday; his nephews, Brandon Farris and Cpl. Billy B Farris; his niece, Krista Farris; his granddaughter, Lalasia Brown; and his daughter-in-law, Veronica Engavo.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home. On-line condolences for the family may be made at