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Darius Poowegup

February 4, 1990 — January 12, 2023

Whiterocks

Darius Ben Poowegup, age 32, of Whiterocks, passed away in Mesquite, Nevada on January 12, 2023.
    He was born February 4, 1990 in Roosevelt, Utah to Anthony Ben Poowegup and Raylayne Checora. He was raised by his grandmother, Frances Poowegup.  He was married to Arianna Kurip, and later divorced.  
    Darius was fun, adventurous, stubborn, and daring.  He was kind and forgiving.  He had a great personality, made others laugh and was known for his big smile.  He was a wonderful artist.
    He is survived by his parents, Anthony B. Poowegup and Raylayne Checora;  children, Aveah Caie, Caley Evening Star, Breanna Blue Sky, Boyson, & Evanjolen Poowegup; siblings, Eagle Plume (Emerson) Poowegup;  Ernest Chavez; Christopher, Xavier, Jeremiah, Tera Lov, & Franklin Taveapont, Jr.; Tiffany Taveapont (Lon) Hackford; grandparents, Frances Poowegup, Georgina Ridley, JoAnn Lucero, Deanna Poowegup, Joline & Richard Poowegup, Nancy Reed, Valerie Tom, Paulette Tom, Jonas Grant; friends, Landon & Natalie Shurtleff; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by brothers, Orderico & Glenn Tindoy; Jonah, Eli & Jonas Poowegup; and uncle, Albert Poowegup.
    Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 20, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at the Whiterocks Community Building.  A wake will be held after 3:00 p.m. on Thursday at Frances Poowegup’s home.
    Burial in the John Harmes Cemetery

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