Sheldon Lowell Mead

October 15, 2021Obituaries
Sheldon Lowell Mead

Sheldon Lowell Mead, 50, Belle Fourche, SD passed away on Sunday October 10th, 2021 as the result of a car accident near Phillip, SD.

Sheldon was born to Sharon and Barry Mead on December 26th, 1970 in Spearfish, SD. He grew up in Spearfish, Sturgis, Rapid City and Black Hawk, SD.

He welcomed his first child with Tonja Roush (Gamroth), Kasha Mead on June 14th, 1993. He married the love of his life, Tina (Lusher), on December 13th, 1996. They had two children, David, born August 21st, 1998 and Samarra, born December 16th, 2006.

He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and biker. He loved the Sturgis Motorcycle rally and working at Moon’s shop and driving a Jonez bus. He helped out on several ranches. He was an amazing dad, doting grandpa and loyal friend. He was a generous and kind man who touched the lives of so many.

He is survived by his wife Tina Mead of Belle Fourche; children Kasha (Ronin and Matilda) Mead of Summerset, SD, David (Nora) Mead of Belle Fourche, and Samarra Mead of Belle Fourche; mom Sharon Rose of Belle Fourche; dad Barry (Doris) Mead of Palm Coast, FL; brother Vairann (Susie) Williamson of Tucson, AZ; step-brothers Derik Mead of Port Saint Lucie, FL, Andrew and Donovan Santos of Palm Coast, FL; grandfather Donald Mead of Milbank, SD; father-in-law John (Gail) Lusher of Pelion, SC, sisters-in-law Malinda (Charlie) Callahan of Rapid Valley, SD, April (Paul) Zegoures of Lake Forest, CA, and Marti Wyse of Pelion, SC; brother-in-law JC Lusher;  many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; and countless adopted children and family.   

He was preceded in death by his uncle David Rose; grandparents, Lowell (Pete) Rose, Leona Rose and Eileen Mead; mother-in-law June Lusher and many close long-term friends.

Visitation will take place from 10-12 on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapel in Spearfish.  Celebration of Life Get Together is scheduled for Sunday, October 17th, 2021 at the Full Throttle Saloon from 4pm-8pm, at  19942 SD-79, Vale, SD 57788.  In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.