Yellowman, Larry

ARIZONA, Tuba City – Funeral services were held for LARRY YELLOWMAN, 47, on February 2, 2010, at Hidden Springs Church in Hidden Springs, Arizona. Interment was held at the north rim of the Grand Canyon. Larry was born May 6, 1962, in Cedar Ridge, Arizona. He passed away in Tuba City.

Larry was raised in the traditional Navajo way by his grandparents in a remote area near the north rim of the Grand Canyon. Larry learned to tend sheep, goats, horses and cows. As a boy, Larry ran every morning before the sun came up towards the sunrise. When it snowed, he washed himself with snow. He helped his neighbors and when they were in need, he hauled firewood, water, and took people’s cows to auction.

Larry attended Tuba City Boarding School, Tuba City High School and ABC Welding School. He was an expert at structural and pipe welding. He traveled a lot as a welder and did over-hauls on power plants. Larry had a great sense of humor and had many friends and co-workers. He loved spending time playing with his grandchildren. He enjoyed cooking, sheep herding, telling stories, helping with homework, school activiities, enjoyed parent-teacher conferences, and walking or driving the children to school. (Navajo Times, February 4, 2010)

 

 

 

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