Carl L. Poindexter

   Carl Lee Poindexter, of Clear Lake, Texas, transitioned from life on Earth to life eternal on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Carl was born in Racine, Wisc., on May 19, 1937, to Percy and Verita Poindexter, who have preceded him in death.

   Carl is survived by his loving wife of nearly 59 years, Delores E. Poindexter; daughter Carol J. Poindexter-Sylvers; daughter Deirdre A. McClarin and husband David; son Gregory B. Poindexter and wife Naomi; grandchildren Stephannie, Ashley, Nicole, Cara and Griffith; sister Jean Dash and husband Earnest; sister Jackie Harrell and late husband Marvin; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and numerous friends.

   He was a beloved husband, amazing father and grandfather, and will be dearly missed by all who loved him.

   A memorial service is being held at Calvary Houston Church in Friendswood, Texas, at 11:00 am on Sept. 30, 2017.


  1. An Uncle most well-loved, a Life surely well-lived.

    J Harrell
  2. I knew Carl when I worked at St. Luke’s Hospital In the ER. He was a very nice person, and a Good Police Officer. The late 60s were a difficult time, and Carl was alway’s a very pleasant person. He will certainly be missed. My condolences to his entire family.

    Michael Nelson
  3. Deedee and Dave,,
    Deedee, I’m so sorry to read of the loss of your father. He must have been an amazing father and loving husband to have raised and nurtured such a beautiful family. You and Dave have often been in my thoughts through the years. I’m sure your dad was extremely proud of you two and your beautiful girls. Gods speed to your father and his blessings to you and your family.

    Xxx. Your former Neighbor
    Sandy (Meekma) Duffek

    Sandy Duffek
  4. My sympathy to Carl’s family. I worked with Carl in Racine, WI. He was always a kind and helpful person. I came in as a new employee just out of high school. He would always take time to explain things and was a great person.

    Ann Berka
  5. Delores and family, we are sorry to hear of Carl’s passing. You are in are thoughts and prayers.
    Robert and Gloria Harrell-Turner

    robert turner
  6. I was so saddened to read of Carl’s passing. He was a good friend, a great person, and a trailblazer. I was Blessed to have known him! I extend my sincerest condolences to his family.

    Leslie Rogers
  7. Delores & Family, My deepest sympathies on Carl’s passing. May your many memories, of those 59 years together, help you during this time of bereavement. You all will be in my prayers.

    Sandra Lane-Trott
  8. Dear Delores, Greg and Naomi and family,

    My deepest sympathies to you. Carl was always very kind and friendly to me and my family. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    Jenny Evans (Henzl)

    Jennifer Evans (Henzl)
  9. And work with Carl on the Racine Sheriff Department.
    He was very professional. And well-liked
    My deepest condolences.

    David c Rossman (RET)
  10. See Attached Condolence from United Faith M.B. Church, Racine, WI on behalf of Cousin Brother Crawford(Bruce) and Sister Maggie Doss.

    Our Deepest Sympathy to the family from our Church Family.

    Marian B. Tharpe
  11. Delores, Carol, Deedee and Greg,

    I’m so sorry for your loss. It was so thoughtful of Greg to let me know. Your family has always held a special place in my heart, and with the passing of Carl, I’ve got memories flooding in of all the fun times we had. Carl was just one of the best!

    I will be sending special prayers to you and your family in hopes that they may help you get through this time of sadness.

    Julie (Grabow) Sisk

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