Mr. Frank Donald Poindexter, Jr., 82, of Huntsville passed away Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Don was born in Yadkin County on Oct. 27, 1929, the son of the late F.D. and Laura Lee Spillman Poindexter. Following graduation from Courtney High School, he attended Oak Ridge Military Academy and Catawba College. He served two years in the US Army, and was a retired dairy farmer.
Mr. Poindexter was a member of Huntsville Baptist Church having served as a deacon, and on the cemetery committee for several years.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his cherished son, Frank Donald “Donnie” Poindexter III and beloved wife, Pearl Walker Poindexter on July 12, 2012.
Survivors include two daughters, Pam (Gene) Renegar, Janice (Phil) Quick; a son, Philip (Shannon) Poindexter; five grandchildren, Beth R. (Ben) Sunderman, Drew (Codi) Renegar, Chase Poindexter, Morgan Poindexter, and Brady Poindexter; step-granddaughter, Janel (Eddie) Cook; great-grandchildren, Allie Ann and Emery Sunderman, Jaxon Renegar; step-great-grandson, Ryan Cook; a sister Betty (Grover) McPherson. The family will receive friends from 6:30-8:30 PM Friday at Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville. A graveside service will be conducted 2:30 PM Saturday in Huntsville Baptist Church Cemetery by Rev. Dennis Shaw with full military honors by Yadkin VFW Post 10346.
The family would like to say a very special thank you to the care givers, Robin Brawley, Linda Dunlevy, Ann Johnson, also to Dr. Dotson and Dr. Chatterjee and staff at 4C North Tower I.C.U. of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for all the loving care given to Mr. Poindexter. Memorials may be made to Huntsville Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Jane Craver, 4901 Courtney Huntsville Road, Yadkinville, NC 27055.
Online condolences may be made to www.gentryfuneralservice.com.