Obituary of Neal Grant Obey
Neal Grant Obey
Wāpiskāw Paskwâw Moostos Nâpis - White Buffalo Boy
Neal was born November 27, 1961 at the Grey Nuns Hospital now known as the Pasqua Hospital. Neal passed away in the evening, with family by his side January 6, 2022 at the Pasqua Hospital in Regina. Neal was the fourth eldest of nine children born to Yvonne Obey (Adams) and the late Arthur Obey.
He was predeceased by his dad Arthur Obey, Paternal grandparents George and Eliza Obey (Ball); Maternal grandparents Paul and Bertha Adams (Anaquod), Chapan Harry and Annie Ball, Bob and Mary Amelia Obey; sister Janet Obey; brother James (Jimmy) Obey; adopted siblings Sissy and Wesley Crowe; adopted son Brendan Akachuck; son-in-law Awasis Thomas; granddaughter Shayna Teegan Bird.
Neal is survived by his loving partner Marla Thompson-McNabb; his children Chrystal (Mark), Amber, Adam (Desirae), Donald, Anna (Garnet), Destiny, Kristen (Tyrell), Deric (Penny), Robyn (Shaun), Paul (Emmarae), Clarissa, Dean (Karalan) and Tyresse; along with children that he took as his own Thomas Kaye (Zelda), Marrie Crowe (Almira), Natasha Kaye, Vanee Kaye, Karence Kaye and John Peepeetch; loving friend Karen Kequahtooway, and numerous grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren that he loved so dearly; Mother Yvonne; Brothers Robert (Eleanor), Michael (Tina), Patrick (Jeanine); The big guns Sisters Linda (Harold), Mary (Murray), Patricia (Steve). As well Neal will be missed by his brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law; and by numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles from the Obey, Adams, Anaquod, Crowe, Pasqua, Kaiswatum, and Benjoe families.
Wake will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, January 10, 2022 at Piapot Community Hall, Piapot First Nation, SK. Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 from the same location with Elders Murray Ironchild and Harry Francis officiating. Interment will follow in the Piapot Community Cemetery following the service.
The family of Neal humbly thanks everyone for their thoughts, prayers and kind deeds throughout this time.