Mr. Carl Edward Pointer Sr. of Pointer Road, Alton, died at his residence on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at the age of 71.

Mr. Pointer was born in Alton on July 14, 1948 to the late Mr. John Jasper Pointer Sr. and Mrs. Gladys Brandon Pointer and was married to the late Mrs. Beryl Reston McGee Pointer.

He was a member of Greater Brandon Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, a United States Army Veteran and retired from Goodyear Tire after 20 years of service.

Mr. Pointer is survived by his children, Mr. Carl “Boo” Pointer Jr. (Camille), Mrs. Deborah “Debbie” Coleman (Doug) and Mr. Shawn Pointer (Robyn), all of Alton; seven grandchildren; two great granddaughters; four brothers, Mr. John Pointer Jr. (Fairy), Mr. Antonio Pointer, Mr. David Pointer and Mr. Boris Pointer Sr. (Brenda); four sisters, Mrs. Rose Deborah Logan (Irby), Mrs. Koretha Medley (Elton), Ms. Mildred Pointer and Ms. Evelyn Pointer; two uncles, Mr. Lark Pointer and Mr. Edward Brandon; one aunt, Mrs. Louise Sparks; one goddaughter, Ms. Kawania Harris; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife and parents. 

Graveside services for Mr. Pointer will be held Saturday, June 6, 2020, at 9 a.m. at Greater Brandon Chapel Missionary Baptist Cemetery with Pastor Michael Gallaway officiating.  

Public viewing for family and friends will be Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Funeral services are provided by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.