Miles Poindexter III


Miles Poindexter lll, passed away on April 20, 2021, the day after his 76th birthday. Predeceased by his parents Ellen Jane and Miles Poindexter ll, he was born in Richmond and raised in Danville, Virginia. Miles attended the University of Virginia, where he was a member of St. Elmo Hall. He graduated from Humbolt State University in California and the Wooden Boat School in Maine.
He served honorably in the Marine Corps. Miles is survived by his daughter, Chase Poindexter Cunningham (Stephen) of Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
An adventurer, sailor, boat builder, wood craftsman, bird lover and avid reader, he was an interesting character who never forgot the past. Miles always enjoyed rich conversations with just about anyone.