SHERMAN - Richard J. Poignant, age 72, of Sherman, Texas passed away on May 21, 2014 at his home in Sherman.
He was born on February 11, 1942 in New York City the son of Edward J. and Marie Schluter Poignant. Richard joined and served in the United States Air Force
. He married Hazel Magouirk on January 26, 1962 in Denison, Texas.
Richard was a master plumber and retired from Texas Instruments. His hobbies included camping, golfing and fishing. Richard fished with local bass club's for 20 years.
He is survived by his wife, Hazel Poignant of Sherman, Texas, daughter, Renna Howard of Denton, Texas, one grandchild, Cameron Howard, numerous brother and sister in laws, nieces and nepews.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, one grandchild, Brandon Hopkins and one brother, Raymond Poignant.
Arrangements are under the direction of Waldo Funeral Home in Sherman, Texas.