Russell Lloyd Tiger was born on October 12, 1954 in Claremore , OK to Lloyd F.Tiger and Patricia Lone Chief Tiger.
He passed from this life on Thursday February 18, 2021 in Cushing, OK having reached the age of 67.
He was raised in Tulsa, OK graduating from Will Rogers high school in 1972. He was a member of the
Skedee band of the Pawnee Nation. He was also Sac and Fox and Yuchi. He worked in avionics after graduating
from Spartan School of Aeronatuics in Tulsa, OK. After retirement he made his home in Cushing, OK.
Rusty is survived by: daughter, Echo Tiger Adair, son, Orion “Rion” Tiger, sisters Patty Beaston and Renata Tiger,
brother-in-law, Karl Beaston. Grandchildren, Dominic Tiger Hamilton, Dimitri Tiger Hamilton, Riland Tiger and
Drake Adair, one uncle Charles “Buddy” Lone Chief, aunts, Marlene Lone Chief Kent, Yvonne Goodeagle &
Dorothy Tiger. He leaves behind a host of cousins and extended family. Also, his Sac and Fox adopted daughters,
Rachel and Raynelle Riley.
Besides his parents, Lloyd and Patricia, he was preceded in death by one infant daughter Tiffany Nicole Tigr,
his grandparents, Elba and Florence(Conger) Tiger and Charles Lone Chief Sr and Mae Hazel Wright Lone Chief,
uncles Jack Tiger and Herschel Tiger.
Rusty loved following his traditional ways and love the pow-wow arena dancing Men’s Straight and Grass.