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CAVE CITY – Richard Wayne Poynter, age 73, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at his home. He was the son of the late Sammie and Corine England Poynter. He was a farmer and a member of the Savoyard Baptist Church.

He is survived by two sons: Scotty (Marie) Poynter of Glasgow and Paul (Tina) Poynter of Cave City; one daughter, Penny (Damon) Parsons of Cave City; three brothers: Bernice Poynter of Indianapolis, Indiana, Gerald Poynter of Edmonton, and Mitchell Poynter of Savoyard; two sisters: Nellie Taylor of Savoyard and Sue Cross of Knob Lick; seven grandchildren: Adam Bushong, Christopher Poynter, Brandon Poynter, Daryl Parsons, A.J. Burkley, Jacob Poynter, and Shannon McCarter: and eight great-grandchildren also survive.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Floyd Poynter and grandchildren Joseph Paul Poynter and Trevor Harper.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 5, 2018,  at Butler Funeral Home in Edmonton with burial in the Buck Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday and after 9:00 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

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