Charles A. Briones Jr. passed away July 12, 2019 at the age of 42 in Redlands.
Charles was a Banning High School alumnus who lived on the Morongo Indian reservation.
He was an ordained minister with Eagle Haven Ministry, who had a huge heart and thrived on helping people.
He is survived by his wife Tiana Riones of Banning; sons Micaiyah and Yahkim Briones of Banning; daughters Hadassah and Eliana Briones of Banning; his mother Leatrice Briones of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, and father Charles Briones Sr. of the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians; sisters Nahtanha and Joaquina Soza Briones of the Morongo reservation, and brothers Reuben and Delbert Briones, Eloyd Rodriguez and Raymond Russell of the Soboba reservation; as well as aunts Elenita, Jeffery, Gina, Carmelita, Annette, Connie and Henerietta; and uncles Charles, Christopher, John and Julian.
A celebration of life will was scheduled for July 18 at the Morongo Community Center, with burial following at the Morongo Tribal Cemetery.