Feb 262013

Oliver David “Ocean” Yazzie, 60, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Winslow. Funeral services were held Feb. 22 at Greer’s Mortuary Chapel in Winslow.
Oliver was born in Winslow on March 30, 1952.
He was a rancher, a member of the Native American Church, and he loved working livestock and singing country songs.
Survivors include his mother Daisy D. Yazzie; six brothers, Lewis Yazzie, Roger Yazzie, Alex Yazzie, Daniel (Loretta) Yazzie, Teddy (Genevieve) Yazzie and Emery (Marjorie) Yazzie; and his Aunt Florence Ekada.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jimmie W. Yazzie; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Davis; and his paternal grandparents, Ella and Charlie Yazzie.