Fri Jun 8th, 2018
WHITEMAN – Carlos Lorenzo, “KILLLA”, Whiteman went to be with the creator on May 24, 2018. Carlos was born on the 29th of September 1999, in Durango, Colorado to Tara Vigil and George Whiteman Jr. He is survived by his only son, Zitayvius Red Hawk Richards, Grandparents; Darlene Frost, Pete and Marlene Vigil, Siblings; Jalisa Paul (Orion Watts), Jesse Vigil (Angel Vigil), Shyanne Vigil (Raph Herrera), Nephews; Orion H. Watts, Myles Vigil, and Neices; Olyvia Watts, Myah Vigil, and Zayla Herrera.
Carlos is preceded in death by his Grandfather, George Whiteman Sr. and Grandmother, Ramona Brady from Lame Deer, Montana. Carlos was a proud member of both the Dog Solider Society of the Northern Cheyenne, and the Southern Ute Indian Tribe. At a young age he took great interest in his cultural ways, and held the title of “Southern Ute Indian Brave”, as a Northern Traditional Dancer in 2010-2011. Carlos was an extremely talented artist. His arts included drawing, in which he won many awards for, playing the drums, and most importantly creating music. He went by his stage name, “KILLLA”, which he wrote, composed, and preformed his own Trap Music.
Carlos was such a humble, compassionate, and caring young man with a very big heart. He had an infectious smile, great sense of humor, and strong warrior spirit. KILLLA you are extremely loved and will be greatly missed. Carlos leaves behind numerous Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, and the Great Malinko Family, “Whoop”, “Whoop”.
Rosary was on Monday, May 28, 2018, at 6:30 p.m., at Saint Ignatius Church, a wake to followed at Tara Vigil’s residence in Ignacio, CO. The family also had a sunrise ceremony Tuesday, May 28, 2018 at Tara Vigil’s residence.
Funeral Services were Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at Saint Ignatius Church. Burial was held at Ignacio East Cemetery. Reception followed at the Multi-Purpose building. Purple and green were Carlos’ favorite colors.