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Alfred DeVoore Poindexter

February 2, 1955 ~ February 16, 2024 (age 69) 69 Years Old

Alfred Poindexter Obituary

Alfred Poindexter, affectionately known to family and friends as "DeVoore" was born February 2, 1955 and passed away on February 16, 2024, after an extended illness.

DeVoore was born in South Bend, IN to William and Sally (Lowery) Poindexter, both of whom preceded him in death.  He received his education through the South Bend Community School Corporation. DeVoore was a STRONG MAN and fought hard until the very end. He was a loving father, "Paw Paw”, brother, uncle, and friend.

DeVoore's life was marked by dedication and a strong work ethic. He spent 18 years as a General Laborer at Bendix Corporation and another decade at Memorial Hospital, where he was not only a colleague but a friend to many. Beyond his professional and familial roles, DeVoore was an individual of many passions.  He was a great cook (notably on the grill). He loved music, dancing, laughing, and spending time with his granddaughter Calyce. His heart was as open as his home, and he never hesitated to help those in need.  He is preceded in death by aunts Betty Fleming, Augusta Page and Beatrice Taylor, brothers Anthony and Gary Poindexter, Ted Williams and cousins, Karen Tucker, Alonzo and Michael Poindexter, Robert Towles, Aunt Doll, Aunt Rena May, and Uncle Wallace who have now all welcomed him with open arms.

DeVoore is survived by daughters, Breanna Poindexter, Natasha Poindexter both of South Bend, Asia Poindexter of Aurora CO and son, Terron Poindexter of Indianapolis, IN and sixteen grandchildren. Six sisters, Dawn, Gwen, Ruthie and Mary Poindexter, Annette Warnsley, Audrey Jones, and brother Edward Poindexter. His extended family includes Tonya Hardin, Daylon Fowler, cousins Denise Fleming, David Poindexter, and Paul Page. Special friends Brigid Poindexter, Jimmie and Darlene Herron, Michael Hockaday, Mason Murphy, Donald Gibbs, Zermon Coleman, Seabe Gavin and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Brigid Poindexter for her love and commitment throughout the years.

A visitation for DeVoore will be held from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 23, 2024, at Palmer Funeral Home – West Chapel, 2702 Lincolnway West, South Bend, IN.

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February 23, 2024

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Palmer Funeral Home - West Chapel
2702 Lincolnway West
South Bend, IN 46628


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