Eyan Kadyn Russell, 19, of Hays, MT passed away on March 11, 2021 at Bradley Ranch. He was born on July 5, 2001 in Billings, MT.
Eyan grew up in Hays, he played football, and even participated in the upward bound program. He later graduated from Hays Lodge Pole in 2019. He enlisted in the United Sates Army in 2021 and was employed by Red paint Creek, Gator Walking Eagle Trucking, and Fort Belknap Tribes.
He was a volunteer for Red Cross disaster unit, enjoyed fishing, hunting, hiking, and hanging out with family and friends. Everyone that met Eyan loved him, he gave the biggest hugs ever! He was so compassionate about others he put others first. He loved spending time and took the time to help others. His special cousin that he grew up with Chaycen Dae, he considered as a sister. His black lab “No Ears” that he took all over. He was always the peacemaker. He always helped when needed, went out of his way to make sure his brothers and sisters were okay, and that his nieces and nephews were happy. He always enjoyed sharing sunsets and looking at the stars at night. He would call his family “his little people” because he was taller than everyone else.
He is preceded in death by his grandma Barbara Bradley, Aunt Laurencine Doney, Grandpa Vernon Hawley, Allison Russell and Joseph Russell. His friends Jeffery “Weffy” Stiffarm, and Paul Doney.
He is survived by his mom Staci Bradley, Enis Russell, his siblings, Chaycen(Dae), Gator(Vicky), Patricia “Trish”, Barbara”Barbi”, Josephine”JoJo”, Ethan “E”, Jori, Demiree, Quincy, Catlin, Brittany, William, Tia, Tai, Ennis Jr., Marcy, Shashone “Shone”, Lakoda, Nakoda, Leah (Eldon), Allen(Verdine), Kenda(Junior), Timilyn, James, Dennis. Nieces and Nephews Zoey, Zaydenee, Zandyn, Zaxston, Kinzee, Keirsie, Aroyal, Chasidy, Desmond, Bay Gary, Cypress, Meilani. Aunts and Uncles Stephanie & Tim, Dominic & Wendy, Marcel & Reginald, Leann & Andy (2nd parents) adopted aunts and uncle Rose, Darlene, Elroy Carrier of Pia Pot Sask., Debbie Bruner of Poplar MT., and Cousins Vadette, Kendall, Baby Tim, Kyle, Jacob, Lucy, Melissa, Dianna, Sean, Jackyln, Jr., Alden, Mary, Catcher, CJ, Colty, Gracie, Anaiiih-uno.