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2003 Christopher 2021

Christopher Hawk Pocatilla

December 27, 2003 — May 8, 2021

Christopher Hawk Pocatilla, 17, made his journey home to the Creator on May 8, 2021.

He was born on December 27, 2003 Pocatello, Idaho, to Farrahlyn Smith and Preston A. Pocatilla.

Christopher is survived by his parents Farrahlyn Smith and Preston A. Pocatilla, brother Preston Jr. A. G. Pocatilla, and sister Laurielyn A. Pocatilla.

Christopher went by Chris or Booh. Chris attended Blackfoot High, 11th grade and his graduation date would be 2022. He loved listening to music, watching movies, Minecraft, artwork, drawing and spend time with friends after school. He enjoyed eating out with family and spending time with his brothers and sister.

He loved learning our traditional ways. Sewing, carry water and loved learning our Shoshone Language. Chris also attended Church Services at the LDS Church on Highway 91. He loved learning about the Creator and reading the Bible.

Chris will be loved and missed by his Mom and Dad, brother, sister family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his brother Tyler Smith, maternal grandparents: Laurie A. Smith, Abbott Pocatilla and Jackie Sope. Great grandparents Delthea Miller Smith, Clifford Smith, Oliver Pocatilla, and Velena Wildcat Pocatilla.

There will be a Tee Pee visitation on Thursday, May 13, 2021 from 10 am until 2 pm at the Iona Blackhawk residence on U.S. Hwy 91 and Frasure Rd. Pocatello, ID. Traditional Native burial will follow at 2 pm at the Cedars Cemetery, Fort Hall, ID.

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