The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


April 27, 2013

Robert "Bob" Poindexter

CARTHAGE, Mo. —     

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 at 10 a.m. Monday, April 29, at the Ulmer Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at the Ulmer Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Fasken Cemetery, northeast of Carthage.

Contributions can be made to the Baptist Children's Home care of Ulmer Funeral Home.

Online condolences can be made at

Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.

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