Richard Irwin Poindexter, age 68, lost his battle with cancer and went home to God peacefully in his sleep early in the morning of August 30, 2019. He was a big-hearted and fun loving family man who will be sorely missed by all who knew him. When he was first married Rick worked for the Idaho National Guard; he has been a warehouse manager, furniture deliveryman, and most recently a bus monitor in Boise. Rick was a man of faith and devoted much of his time to his church and fellow man. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Christine; 3 children: Mechele, Phillip and Paul; 6 grandchildren: Isaac, Kie, Kitana, Bridgette, Thomas and Tayla; and 2 great-grandchildren: Oliver and Eli; mother, Dorothy and sisters: Sandy and Patricia. Rick was predeceased by his father, Charles; brother, Tomas and sister, Sarah. Memorial service will be held at Valley Shepherd Nazarene Church in Meridian on September 5th, 2019 at 10:00 am. There will be no burial service as he requested to be cremated and have his ashes scattered in the ocean.
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