Gary “Blue” Wellington
FORT HALL — Gary Ashley “Blue” Wellington, 62, of Fort Hall, passed away Saturday, August 14, 2021 at Portneuf Medical Center, surrounded by his loved ones.
Blue was born January 20, 1959 in Kingman, Arizona to Robert and Amy Wellington.
Blue grew up in Peach Springs, Arizona and attended school in Riverside, California, graduating in 1977. He then attended Haskell Indian College. He served his country in the United States Army from 1978 to 1982.
Blue married Shannon Hendricks; they later divorced. He then met Geraldine Martinez, who gave birth to his youngest daughter Nicolette Wellington. He later married Lilliann Tindorem his wife of 27 years.
Blue moved to Fort Hall, Idaho in 1987, and has lived here the rest of his life with his children and grandchildren.
Blue loved to play basketball, listen to reggae music, play his acoustic guitar, horseshoe, looming and fly fishing. Blue loved to joke around and be sarcastic, he was full of life. He also enjoyed swimming, barbecuing, and cooking. He always cooked with love and that’s why his food tasted so good, especially his sandwiches. Blue danced to his own beat and loved going to reggae concerts with his nieces and nephews.
Blue is survived by his wife, LilliAnn Tindore Wellington; daughters, Ashley Marie Wellington (Vince Lamere) of Blackfoot, Alisha Dawn Wellington (Daniel) Figueroa of Blackfoot, and Nicolette Ann Wellington (Jessica Schmidt) of Fort Hall, He also helped raise Dylan Tindore and Storm Walker Tindore. His siblings, Lester Crooke, Florence Lumayaktewa, Angie W. Walema Bradley Wellington, and Morton Wellington; and six grandchildren, as well as multiple nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his father, Robert Wellington; mother, Hazel Amy Crooke-Wellington; and siblings, Roberta Wellington-Jones, niece Paulette Walema, Aunt Hazel Sinyella, and nephew Dycie Jones.
No services for Blue will be held at this time. His wishes were to be cremated and taken back home to Peach Springs Arizona, Hualapai land, where his life will be celebrated by family and friends. Family is under the care of Hawker Funeral Home.
FORT HALL — Clinton Eagle, 52, of Fort Hall, passed away, September 1, 2021 at his home.
Clinton was born December 4, 1968 in Pocatello, Idaho to Robert W Eagle Sr. and Darlene Shay Eagle.
Clinton grew up in Fort Hall and attended schools at Tyhee Elementary, Hawthorne Middle School and Highland High School.
Clinton worked as a carpenter.
Clinton obtained his GED which was a proud accomplishment of his. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and cruising the mountain trails. He loved doing arts and crafts. He also enjoyed watching movies, and traveling. He loved his cats. Clinton had a wonderful sense of humor and was always joking around and making people laugh.
Clinton is survived by his children, Alyssa Eagle of Pocatello, Evan Eagle of Pocatello, and Genesea Eagle of Idaho Falls; brothers, Robert W Eagle Jr. and Walter H Eagle both of Pocatello; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Darlene S. Eagle; father, Robert W. Eagle Sr.; and brother, Keith Poog.
Clinton will be taken to his home at 202 Philbin Rd in Pocatello for a viewing at 10 a.m. Thursday, September 9, 2021 where he will remain until the time of traditional burial services at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Cedar Cemetery. Family is under the care of Hawker Funeral Home.
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