Obituary for Clinton Buffalohead

Ponca City Now - July 20, 2021 6:00 pm

Clinton Pete Buffalohead

October 21, 1960 ~ July 16, 2021 (age 60)

Clinton Pete Buffalohead, 60, passed away July 16, 2021. “Clint” the son of Chauncey Ray Buffalohead and Donna Cries for Ribs Pappan was born October 21, 1060, in Pawnee, Oklahoma a descendant of the Deer Clan of the Ponca Tribe.

After receiving his education at Chilloco Indian School Clint went on to become a very talented artist, living and working around the area in Pawnee, Tulsa, and Ponca city. As a self-taught master of his trade, he became well versed in multiple mediums such as pencil, charcoal, acrylics, and even went on to become a tattooist. Clint will be missed greatly in the many roles he filled; a son, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend.

Left behind to cherish the many, many memories he created with them are his mother, Donna Pappan; His sisters Diana Buffalohead, Texie Buffalohead, Jane Sletto, Lind Caballero, Darlena Ray, and Rhonda Dixon; brothers Leddell Buffalohead, and Shadrach Buffalohead.

He is preceded in death by his father Chauncey Buffalohead.

A funeral service under the care of Grace Memorial Chapel will be held at 10 am Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at the Ponca Indian Baptist Church with burial to follow at Ponca Indian Tribal Cemetery.