Ricky Poindexter, 71, of Celina, passed away June 11 at his residence. Funeral services were held June 14 in the chapel of The Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Kenny Westmoreland officiating. Interment followed in the Tinsley Cemetery. Pallbearers were Mark Poindexter, Adam Miles, Dusty Fleming, Keegan Fleming, Jack Tinsley, Kenny Meadows and Matt Poindexter.
He was born April 7, 1950 in Celina. He enjoyed many hobbies including gardening, playing the guitar and visiting friends. He served in the US Army during Vietnam stationed in Germany. He retired from the Altamonte Springs Police Department and was a member of the Cave Springs Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by: parents, Kenneth and Elise (White) Poindexter; brother, Jerry Poindexter; and many aunts and uncles.
Surviving relatives include: spouse, Marilou Poindexter; daughters, Lisa (Dusty) Fleming and Laura (Adam) Miles; grandchildren, Keegan Fleming, Jillian and Eliza Miles; sister, Wanda Meadows; brother, Ronnie (Kathy) Poindexter; nephews, Kenny Meadows, Matthew Poindexter and Mark Poindexter; nieces, Julie Breheim and Angela Morris; and a host of cousins, friends and neighbors.