William Kacey Sankey
William Kacey Sankey was born February 2, 1985 at Clinton, OK to Winslow and Tonita (Fingernail) Sankey and passed away Friday, January 6, 2017. Kacey, as we all knew him, graduated from Canton High School with the class of 2004. He enjoyed and loved being around his children, going to the casinos and being around his brothers.
Kacey was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Milton Sankey and Crawford Sankey; one sister, Lorenda Fay Sankey; he is survived by his sons Milton Kacey Sankey and Jacoby Andrew Sankey; brothers Winslow (Chubby) Sankey, Jr. and Robert Sankey of the home in Hammon, OK; sisters Carol Phillips of Hammon, OK, Hattie White of Ethete, WY and Corliss Black of Canton, OK; aunts Christine Starr and Louise Whiteeagle of Hammon, OK, Gloria St. Claire of Fort Washakie, WY, Flora Swallow of Riverton, WY and Frances Swallow of Busby, MT; sisterin- law Rhonda Sankey of Lamedeer, MT; uncles John David Whiteeagle of Hammon, OK; Clyde Wallowingbull of Ethete, WY; nieces Bonnie Classen Day, Tommie Sampson, Jordon Whiteskunk and Keva White; nephews Jeremy, Blake, Nick, Brian, Keith and Craig Phillips; Frank and Nelson White, 111 and Jaden Sankey; 11 grandchildren and one great-grand son; numerous cousins and other extended family.
Traditional wake services were held at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 12, 2017 at the Canton Native American Gymnasium. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 13, 2017 at the same venue with Rev. Donnie Ahhaitty, Rev. George Akeen, Jr., Elvin Kenrick and Alexander Sankey officiating. Interment followed in Canton Cemetery under the direction of Pierce Funeral Home, Canton, OK. Condolences may be made online at www.piercefuneralhomes.com.