November 13, 1942- Sunrise March 18, 2012- 12:40 PM- Sunset Mr. Douglas Jay Pouncey, Sr., known to many as Buddy and Cobra, was the son of Mrs. Dorothy Richardson, formerly of 40 Forest Rd, Wallingford now residing at the Green Village Nursing home in Wallingford and the late Mr. Joseph Pouncey. He is predeceased in death by his brothers, Ronald and Jerome Pouncey; daughter, Leshea Pouncey; son, Damien Blandina. Besides his mother, he leaves to cherish his memory, his beloved wife, Margie Bush-Pouncey; daughters, Monique Pouncey of New Haven, Colette Stephen (John) of Brooklyn, NY, Chantel Pouncey Simmons (Lynandro) of Columbia, SC, Danielle Ware (Turean) of Allen Town, PA, Jacqueline Bush, Charlotte, NC; sons, Kenneth Pouncey (Heather) of TX, Douglas Pouncey, Jr. (April) of New Haven, Kenneth Bush of New Haven; sisters, Charlette Toplay-Bird of Somerset, England, Elaine Pouncey of New Haven, Terez Murphy of Wallingford, Lea Oliver (Elliot) of CA; brothers, Richard Pouncey and Joseph Pouncey Jr, both of New Haven; sisters-in-law, Edith Pouncey of New Haven, Betty Worley- Roxbury of MA, Monique Dorsey (Dwight) of Mount Kisco, NY; aunts, Lorrine Fidalgo and Earnestine Murray both of New Haven; twenty-one grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Buddy also leaves his very special friends, Joe Nelson & Linda McCray and a host of nieces & nephews and family & friends. Friends may visit at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden on Thursday, March 22nd from 5 to 7 p.m. and also visit on Friday from 11 a.m. prior to His Funeral Service beginning at 12:00 Noon. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.

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  1. New Exodus Deliverance Ministries Inc. Express their deepest sympathy to the Family. we will keep you in our thoughts and prays during your time of bereavement may God Bless you.. Elder BettyJean Palmer,Pastor

  2. Aunt Margie, Kenny, Jackie and family. We write with heavy hearts and our deepest condolences, as we can not be physically present to partake in the celebration of life for our Uncle Doug. Please know that we are with you in spirit and we as well as you will miss his smile, his generosity, words of encouragement, and pearls of wisdom. Rest in Peace Uncle Doug! Philippians 1:3 I thank my God upon every remembrance of you. With Solemn Sympathy, Your niece, nephew, and cousin, Cewaynie (Tisha), Zina (Fitzgerald) and families.

  3. I am so sorry to hear about Doug. I work at the University and always looked forward to seeing him because he always had a smile and loving words for everyone. He will be greatly missed. Astrid

  4. I am so very sorry for your loss. Doug was a wonderful man. He brightened my day every morning and he greeted me with such love and his great smile! I will miss him terribly….

  5. I loved my father very much, and regret I wont be able to attend his service, I send my deepest apology to family and friends and all who knew him. May god rest his soul.

  6. May heart goes out to the family at this difficult time. Doug was very nice person and I know that he is going to be missed at Yale New Haven Hospital. May you find comfort in the Lord Jesus Christ and my prayers are with your family

  7. My Uncle Doug the man who stood over me and checked on me to make sure i was alright. If I didn’t catch him he would poke me in my kneck lol a little game my Uncle played with me. I love you Douglas Pouncy you will be missed and as always with a big Wet One for you Uncle…..with wide and open arms from your niece in Boston and Family P.s. Now you can let Mommie and Uncle Eddie know that we are all right….. xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxo

  8. Auntie Margie, I wanted to send my condolences to you on the passing of Uncle Doug. It always brings a smile to my face the times we spent together when you guys came to visit. May he rest in peace. Love, Lomax (Val)

  9. Chantel and Family My deepest Condolences to you and your familly. My prayers and thoughts are with you.

  10. Chantel, I am so sorry for the loss of your father. I know you have fond memories of him. I pray those memories bring you comfort. Melissa

  11. Chantel, I am sorry for your loss, I will keep you and your family in my prayers. May God be with you and your family. With sympathy, Arlene and family

  12. Colette, My condolences to you and your family.I pray that God will give you continued strength during this time.

  13. I am so sorry for your loss, Chantel. I am praying for you and your family. May his soul be at rest, and may he find peace and comfort with the Lord as there is no sadness nor illness in Heaven. May you find strength at this time in the Father. God Bless you.

  14. Margie and family, May God comfort you and surround you with his love. Praying for your strength during this difficult time. Love to you all from Kathy Williams Dockery & Family

  15. May God Bless your family that is left here to go on without you. You will truly be missed. I miss seeing you early in the am at work and chatting. May you be at peace.

  16. My deepest sympathy. It was my pleasure to work with Doug and see the love he had for his family. Always a smile on his face even in the darkest moments. I will miss his smile and witt. Judy

  17. My Father, love and miss you so much! You will forever be in my heart, and I will have nothing but the fondest memories of you.

  18. My heart is there with you all and I am praying for all of you in this sad time in your lives. Much Love and God Bless!!!

  19. OH BABY HOW DO I SAY GOOD-BYE OR LET YOU GO? YOU WERE MY ROCK MY FOUNDATION LIFE WAS JUST BEGINNING ANOTHER CHAPTER FOR US . I WON’T SAY GOOD-BYE FOR WE SHALL SEE EACH OTHER AGAIN . BUT I LOVE AND WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU. YOU SNEEKED AWAY IN YOUR OWN FASHION AS ONLY YOU WOULD. BUT GOD NEEDED YOU NOW, NOT ME SO YOU WENT FIRST.(SMILE). I HEAR YOU WHISPER IN MY EAR IT’S ALRIGHT I’LL WAIT FOR YOU. WITH TEARS FLOWING I’M MISSING YOU SO MUCH. LOVING YOU FOREVER THE LOVE OF MY LIFE. YOUR LOVING WIFE MARGIE

  20. to the family keep your head up high and hold on to all the kind words/ and his beautiful smile and remember he is in peace no more pain. GOD BLESS YOU ALL

  21. To the Pouncey family, I am very sorry for your lost. I know Mr Pouncey was a great man. I pray your strength in the Lord. May God bless you during this period. Trust that the Lord is taken good care of him.

  22. Chantel and your family My heart goes out to you at this time. Prayers are with you that the wonderful memories you have to share will help get you through this sad time. Love Martha and Dwight

  23. I deepest sympathy to the Pouncey Family . Chantel please know that my prayers and thoughts will continue to be with you and your family during this time. May God comfort you,and keep you,much love. Voncea

  24. May I express my deepest sympathy to the Pouncey family. Doug was a wonderful man. I was accustomed to seeing him every day at Yale and he always said hello. He will be missed!! Sincerely, Pat King

  25. May peace and understanding Give you strength and courage, too, And may the hours and days ahead Hold a new hope for you. For the sorrow that is yours today Will pass away; and then You’ll find the sun of happiness Will shine for you again.

  26. Please accept my deepest simpathy at the passing of a beloved father to Colette and a cherished grandfather to Samuel Stephen. Your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  27. To the Pouncey Family;John, Colette and Samuel; and other immediate relatives: Please know that we share in your grief and are praying for God’s grace and peace during your time of bereavement. Know, also, that you are in our thoughts and prayers for bright and prosperous days ahead. Sincerely, Wesley & Gloria Stephen

  28. My behalf of myslf and parents – who I am sure would have liked to be there in person – I extend sincere condolences on your loss.

  29. dad u always had a great smile and knew how to make me laugh even when i was mad im so glad i got to know u and so sad that ur gone but i promise u one thing i will nevr forget u or damien u guys put a big impact on my heart I love ya forever and ever

  30. Elaine, Joey and family: Please know that my heart and prayers are with you and family. May God give you peace and comfort at this time.

  31. OH BABY HOW DO I SAY GOOD-BYE OR LET YOU GO? YOU WERE MY ROCK MY FOUNDATION LIFE WAS JUST BEGINNING ANOTHER CHAPTER FOR US . I WON’T SAY GOOD-BYE FOR WE SHALL SEE EACH OTHER AGAIN . BUT I LOVE AND WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU. YOU SNEEKED AWAY IN YOUR OWN FASHION AS ONLY YOU WOULD. BUT GOD NEEDED YOU NOW, NOT ME SO YOU WENT FIRST.(SMILE). I HEAR YOU WHISPER IN MY EAR IT’S ALRIGHT I’LL WAIT FOR YOU. WITH TEARS FLOWING I’M MISSING YOU SO MUCH. LOVING YOU FOREVER THE LOVE OF MY LIFE. YOUR LOVING WIFE MARGIE

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