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Robert E. Poynter
Retired Detective
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Robert E. Poynter Sr., 68, entered  into rest on Sunday, August 30, 2009 in Manteca. He was born on  Sept. 24, 1940 in Salam, Oregon. He was preceded in death by his mother  Alma Poynter and son Gregory Guy Poynter.    

Mr. Poynter is survived by his beloved  partner of many years, Nadine Neswick of Manteca. His children are Robie Poynter and his wife Kim of Oakley  and Stacy Poynter of San Diago. He was blessed by 3 grandchildren; Cameron  Poynter, Erich Poynter and Marisa Poynter. He has one surviving sister,  Judy Hackett of Washington.   

Robert retired 13 years ago as a detective for the San Mateo County Sherrif’s office, serving the community  for over 26 years. Robert moved from Fremont to Manteca after living  there for 25 years. He has been a Manteca resident for 10 years, enjoying  his community. He was a member of the VFW of Manteca, the Moose Lodge  of Manteca and the Blue Knights – Oakland Division (Motorcycle Club).  He was an avid traveler and enjoyed the outdoors, riding his motorcycle  and camping. He was a very dedicated family man with a great sense of humor.   

Mr. Poynter’s funeral arrangements  are being handled by P.L. Fry & Son Funeral Home of Manteca. To  send a special message to the Poynter family please visit their on-line  guest book at

In Lieu of flowers, dontations can  be sent to  
Moose Charities for Children 
155 South International Drive 
Mooseheart, Illinois 60539-1100
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009