Mamou ~ It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Chauncey Fontenot announces his passing on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at the age of 30.
Chauncey was a loving husband, amazing father, son, and brother. Everyone that knew him knew his laugh, his smile, and how much he adored his family. Chauncey was gifted with many talents, he was a welder, hunter, and a storyteller. He would light up a room just by walking through the door. Although his family loved him dearly, the ducks feared him. He instilled his love of hunting in his wife and children.
He filled every atmosphere with love, kindness, and laughter. He loved to talk, everywhere he would go, he made close friends that soon became a second family. Chauncey will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Chauncey loved his family beyond belief. He leaves behind to cherish his memories, his wife of 10 years, Nadia Fontenot; two daughters, Lexie, Caylee, a son Bentley Fontenot; father and mother in-law Ricardo and San Juana, brother in-law, Gerardo Reyes, parents Roderick and Michelle Fontenot of Mamou; one sister, Angela White and husband, Jeremy; maternal grandmother, Brenda Thrasher. Chauncey joins in heaven his paternal grandmother, Laura Bondick and paternal grandfather Edrick Fontenot and his maternal grandfather, Thomas Thrasher.
A Celebration of Chauncey's life will be held at Ardoin Funeral Home in Mamou on Sunday July 23, 2017, beginning at 11:00 am until 10:00 pm. A Rosary be recited at 6:00 pm, by Deacon Chuck Ortego.
Visitation will continue Monday July 24, 2017 at 8:00 am.
Father Massie will conduct A Mass of Christian Burial Monday July 24, 2017 at St Ann's Catholic Church at 2:00 pm. Chauncey will be laid to rest in the New St. Ann's Cemetery following Mass.
At the request of Chauncey's family. You are asked to wear your dirty boots, blue jeans and camouflage shirts.
Ardoin Funeral Home of Mamou was in charge of arrangements.