Robert “Bob” Poindexter, 67, passed away at his home April 25, 2013.
Bob was born Oct. 24, 1945 in Carthage, to Ella Toots Hottinger Poindexter and Ernest Poindexter. Bob served in the National Guard. He was a longtime resident of the Carthage / Jasper area. Bob was self-employed contractor. Bob was a former Southern Baptist Minister, ministering in several local Baptist churches.
Bob was united in marriage to Vernadine Hoenshell March 27, 1966 in Carthage; she preceded him in death June 1, 2001.
Bob is survived by one daughter Robyn McLemore and husband, Gary, of Carthage, one son Shane Poindexter and wife, Barbara, of Carthage. Seven grandchildren: Heather Renee Logue, Levi Ferrell McLemore, Logan Thomas McLemore, Jana Lynne McLemore, Holly Renae Wohlenhaus, Lydia Ann Poindexter, and Mariah Hope Poindexter. One sister Mary Lucille “Susie” Sanders of Carthage and one brother Emmett Poindexter of Joplin.
Services will be held 10 a.m. Monday, April 29, 2013 at the Ulmer Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 2013 at the Ulmer Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Fasken Cemetery north east of Carthage. Contributions can be made to the Baptist Children’s Home care of Ulmer Funeral Home. Online condolences can be made at www.ulmerfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.