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Richard Wayne Poynter, 73, Metcalfe County, KY

He was a farmer and member of the Savoyard Baptist Church. He was the patriarch of a highly regarded South Central Kentucky famil.He was the son of the late Sammie and Corine England Poynter. He leaves 17 direct living descendants.
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Richard Wayne Poynter, 73, of Cave City passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at his home.

Funeral services will be held 11amCT Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY with burial in the Buck Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3pm-8pmCT Friday, May 4, 2018, and after 9amCT Saturday at the funeral home.

Richard Wayne Poynter, 73, Metcalfe County, KY (1944-2018)

He was the son of the late Sammie and Corine England Poynter. He was born December 23, 1944. He died Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Cave City, KY, at the age of 73 years, four years, and eight days.

He was a farmer and member of the Savoyard Baptist Church.

He is survived by
  • Two sons: Scotty (Marie) Poynter of Glasgow; Paul (Tina) Poynter of Cave City; One daughter Penny (Damon) Parsons of Cave City

  • Three brothers: Bernice Poynter of Indianapolis, IN; Gerald Poynter of Edmonton; 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

  • 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.

Send condolences to the family of Richard Wayne Poynter.

Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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