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Daniel Oldman, Jr.

Daniel Oldman, Jr.

Jul 28, 1949 - Nov 9, 2021
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Traditional Native American Funeral services for Daniel Joseph Oldman, Jr., 72, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 13, 2021 at the Arapaho School Gymnasium. Military graveside services will follow at the Oldman Cemetery on Left Hand Ditch Rd. A Wake will begin at 6:00 p.m., Friday, November 13, 2021 at the Arapaho School Gymnasium with a wake to follow at the family home 413 Blue Sky Hwy.

Mr. Oldman passed away on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, Wyoming.

Daniel was born on July 28, 1949, son of Daniel Joseph Oldman, Sr. and Frances Esther (Headley) Oldman in at the Arapahoe Clinic in Arapahoe, Wyoming. He lived in numerous places, deployed to other reservations like Crow, Lamedeer, and Pineridge but lived most of his life on the Wind River. Daniel graduated from Riverton High School as Wolverine, before enlisting in the United States Marine Corps (Sept.1969-June 1975) receiving the National Defense Service Medal (1972). Daniel attended United Tribes Technical attaining his Criminal Justice Certificate (1976), and attended Police Academy in New Mexico. He served as BIA Police Officer for 27 yrs. He also dedicated his life to being D.A.R.E Officer, Director of Boys & Girls Club of Arapahoe, Security Guard at St. Labre School, and he was also the Surveillance Manager at Wind River Casino then retired. Daniel had deep devotion to horsemanship/cattle, to writing, watching t.v., his favorite NFL team Miami Dolphins, spending time with all his grandchildren, also loved to fish, partake in sweats, & NAC. Daniel was dedicated to having an open gym, and mentoring youngsters of all ages. His granddaughter RaShawn gave him the nickname, we all grew to know him by "Pukkah." His Arapaho name is "Circling Eagle," he took pride in raising his granddaughter Magpie P. Oldman.

Survivors include their only uncle Wayne Brown, His sisters; Nora Pauline C'Hair(William),& Catherine Oldman-Eagle,his brothers; Jerry J.T. SunRhodes, & Danny C'Bearing, his children Drew Oldman Keshia), Thomas Gardner, Andrea Oldman, Alvena Littlewhiteman, Melvena Oldman (Rusty), Buster Gardner, Ethol Gardner, Chester, Calvin, Ronnie (Marie) White, Brian Dodge,& Latona Jenkins. His grandchildren Noreen, Luke, Lance Bobby Oldman, Jace & Marshall Littlewhiteman, Tylene & Daniel LittleOwl Oldman, Gabriel & Andin White Star, Grant BirdHorse & David Oldman, Kenneth & Miles Perry. Phyllis. Amanda, Tallon, Keira,& Kenadie Gardner, Cierra White, Isiah Felter, Tristan Oldman, Dale C'Hair Jr., Shilo Bell, Kaden Coles, LittleHawk & Crawford D. Oldman. Skyler, Patrick, Dean Littlesheild. He has numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. I apologize for the limits of naming our relatives,because we have a huge family, Oldman's, Headley's, Jenkins', Brown's, & I could go on. He was preceded in death by his parents Daniel & Frances Esther Oldman, sisters; Alvena & Melvena Oldman, Phyllis Gardner, Brothers; Joseph, Benjamin, Stuart, John, James, Dewey, Peter and Paul Oldman. His children; Sherry "Bob" Badhawk, Michelle Moss, Daniel "Boose" Oldman, & Dominic "D.J." Gardner. One grandson Allen A. Oldman.

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