William “Odie” Odale Poynter, Jr.

September 21, 1959 - October 28, 2022

William Odale “Odie” Poynter, Jr. of Miami, OK passed from this life Friday, October 28, 2022 at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, OK. He was 63.

Odie was born September 21, 1959 in Kansas City, MO to William and Patricia Sue (Chrismon) Poynter, Sr. He had lived in Miami for the past 10 years moving from Jefferson City, MO. Odie served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He had worked at Tracker Marine in North Miami and was a taxi driver in Jefferson City, MO.

Odie is survived by his wife Diana Marie (Lairmore) Poynter of the home, 3 daughters, Crystal Dawn Stevens of Miami, OK, Trina Michelle Pognter and her significant other Jeremy Miller of Jefferson City, MO and Melissa Sue McPeters of Jefferson City, Mo, his father William Poynter, Sr. of Miami, OK, his mother, Patricia Hunt of Grove, OK, 1 brother, Timothy Allen Poynter of Centertown, MO and 8 grandchildren.

Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been placed in the care of Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, OK. Online condolences may be made at www.paulthomasfuneralhomes.com.