Richard Duane Medicine Eagle Sr. was born in Mosher, SD on June 15, 1929 to William and Ida (Kills Two) Medicine Eagle.
Richard married Geraldine Andrews and made their home in Mosher where for most of his life he worked on the George Schilling farm. He enjoyed playing baseball and was on the 1948 Mosher team that went to the State Tournament in Watertown.
Richard had six children: Eleanor, Shirley, Richard Jr., Doyle, Timothy and Carol.
Richard also had eight siblings all of whom are deceased. George Sr., William, Martin, Eugene, Bernard, Pauline, Matilda and Lucinda.