Henry Owen Poindexter

Poindexter, Henry Owen, Sr. Henry Owen Poindexter, Sr., age 79, of West Haven passed away on February 19, 2013. Husband of the late Agnes Angelini Poindexter. Father of Donna (Frank Towles) Poindexter of West Haven, John Poindexter of Hamden, Henry Poindexter, Jr. of NV, and David (Laura) Poindexter of Cheshire. He is also survived by his 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a sister and a brother. Henry was a USMC Veteran, serving in Korea where he was awarded a Purple Heart. He worked mostly as a truck driver for local vendors, but was able to own and operate his own deli/cafeteria prior to his retirement. Henry's family would like to thank the staff of Paradigm Health Care, West Haven for their excellent care and compassion for the past 4 years. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Paul's Church on Tuesday at 10am. Interment will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery. West Haven Funeral Home in care of arrangements. For online condolences please visit our website at www.westhavenfuneral.com.

Published in The New Haven Register on Feb. 22, 2013