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William Louie Poynter

EDMONTON – William Louie Poynter, 80, passed away Friday, December 29, 2023, at T. J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, KY with his family by his side. He was born in Metcalfe County on August 24, 1943, to the late Arthur Cecil and Clementine England Poynter.

Mr. Poynter was a member of the Sulphur Springs Baptist Church, a former employee of T. J. Samson Community Hospital, a retired school bus driver for Metcalfe County Schools, and served as a Metcalfe County Constable for several years. Louie enjoyed being around people and was known for sitting on the public square, watching traffic, and looking for a friendly conversation. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Katheryn Smith Poynter of Edmonton, KY; three daughters, Sherry Morrison (Tommy) of Edmonton, KY, Kay Harris (Doug) of Edmonton, KY, and Missy George (Randy) of Russell Springs, KY; five grandchildren, Christy York (Chris), Trevor Morrison (Chelsea), Haley Kelsey (Stephen), Scott George, and Kobe George (Leslie Turner); six great-grandchildren, Cody Chapman, Haze York, Emery Morrison, Caycee Harris, Brady George, and Blakelee George; seven siblings, Von Poynter of Columbus, IN, Linda Appleby (Donald), Winford Poynter (Charlene), Roger Poynter (Judy), Terry Poynter (Linda), and Ronnie Poynter (Prescilla) all of Glasgow, KY, and Donnie Poynter (Donna) of Smiths Grove, KY; and several nieces, nephews, friends, and other relatives.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three siblings, Ed Poynter, Glenn Poynter, and Patricia Poynter.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm Monday, January 1, 2024, at Jessie-Wilson Funeral Home with burial in the Sulphur Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday from 3:00-8:00 pm and will continue Monday after 8:00 am at Jessie-Wilson Funeral Home.

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