Stephen Dennis Flood, 62

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Stephen Dennis Flood, 62, on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at Box Butte General Hospital.

He was born Feb. 6, 1956, in Pine Ridge, S.D., to Lavern Flood and Anna Pearl Leading Fighter.  A longtime resident of Alliance, he attended and graduated from Alliance High School.

He was a member of the Indian Mission Church of God.  

He had a great love for music, movies and art.  He will be remembered for his kind-hearted personality and strong love for his family and friends.

He is survived by his children,Charity (Maria) Cash, Tamika Hoppes, Uriah (Katie) Flood, Crystal (Adam) Shaft, Nicholas (Beth) Flood, and Stephanie (Abdul) Flood; grandchildren Trae, Lexi, Waylon, Jace, Leah, Ryder, Anna, Jo, Vincenta, Eli, Lorelei, Oliver and Elaina; and great-grandchild Oliver along with an expected great-granddaughter.  

He is also survived by his brother Lavern (Lucille) Flood, special friend, Nancy Poor Bear and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents Dennis and Irene Flood and sisters Patricia and Marilyn.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Bates-Gould Funeral Home.  

Memorial Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Indian Mission Church of God. A lunch reception will follow at Newberry’s.

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