Joel D. Toineeta, 35, of the Wolftown Community, went to his Heavenly Home Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. A native of Cherokee, he was the son of Pamela Cucumber of Cherokee and the late Danny Tioneeta. He was the husband of the late Jennifer Dugan Toineeta.
He participated in many sports and loved being outdoors.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Jayda Elizabeth Toineeta; maternal grandparents, Joe and Dorothy Cucumber; and paternal grandparents, Jeff and Elizabeth Toineeta.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by two sons, Jayce B. Toineeta and Evan Standingdeer; his infant daughter, Gemma M. Toineeta; brothers, Nehemiah (Nehi) Toineeta and wife Reva, Michael R. Toineeta of Starkville, Miss., Darrell E. Toineeta, Kerry Reed; aunts, Erma McMillan, Sandy Cucumber, Veronica Toineeta; uncles, Donald Cucumber, Garth Berky of Cedar Falls, Iowa; his companion, Savetta Bradley, niece, Danielle Toineeta; and nephew, Michael Lane Toineeta.
Funeral services will be held at 11am Sunday at Rock Springs Baptist Church. Pastor Greg Morgan and Bro. Nehi Toineeta will officiate with burial in the Joe Cucumber Cemetery.
Joel will be taken to the church at 5pm Saturday by Crisp Funeral Home to await the hour of service.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.