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Rufus "Chief" Q. High Hawk

August 31, 1979 ~ September 23, 2020 (age 41)


Rufus Q. High Hawk, 41, "Chief", passed away Sept. 23, 2020. He was born Aug. 31, 1979 in Iowa. He is preceded in death by; his mother, Carol High Hawk, grandparents, James L. and Elena Lou Spotted Crow Johnson, Augustine and Eddie Hancock; sister, Melody; aunt, Shelia; uncles, Buffy and Charles. 

Chief enjoyed drawing, rapping, fishing, frisbee golf and music. He was a Detroit Lions fan. He was a hairdresser and was known for his talent of making everyone look good. Most of all he loved to spend time with his family.

Chief leaves to cherish his memory; his loving wife, Crystal High Hawk; children, Quintin, Quintaisha, Nicolette, Mykayla, Cyrus, Joziah, DaeShun, Angelita, and Sapphire; parents, Charlotte and Edward Hancock; siblings, Shaleena (Thomas), Jerald (Jenn), Dean, Charles, and Gloria; in-laws, Juan and Isabel Martinez; grandma, Sopora Penny; brother-in-laws, Juan (Bonnie), Rick, and Russell (Susan); several aunts uncles, other relatives and friends who will miss him dearly.

Home Going Celebration 1p.m. Monday Oct. 5, 2020. New Hope Baptist Church, 1229 W. 18th St. Limited seating due to gathering restrictions, mask required.  Online condolences at

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Funeral Service
October 5, 2020

1:00 PM
New Hope Baptist Church
1229 W. 18th St.
Pueblo, CO 81003

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