Mamou ~ We are deeply sorrowed by the passing of Colby Braeden Fontenot, age 18, he passed away on Thursday, May 04, 2017. Colby was a native to Ville Platte, LA. ,A Mass of Christian burial will be held at Saint Ann's Catholic Church in Mamou, LA on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. with Father Thainese officiating.
He was known by many as an outgoing young man who could make you smile with all of his antics. He loved to be around people. A few of Colby's favorite pastimes had to be hunting and fishing.
Colby will be greatly missed by his loving mother, Misty Fontenot of Ville Platte; his father, Kevin Gradney of Pine, LA; his four brothers, Derrick Guillot, Keevan Fontenot, Jailon Fontenot, and Grayson Godeaux; his sister, Dalie Gradney; his maternal grandparents, Ferrel and Judy Fontenot of Ville Platte, LA; his paternal grandmother, Virgie Gradney of Mamou, LA; his maternal great grandmother, Estelle Bordelon; his aunts, Lindsey Fontenot, Nicole Fontenot, Georgie King, Debra Rollins, and Melissa Gradney; his uncles, Shane Deville, James Fontenot, Joseph Deville, Jerry Gradney, Kenneth Gradney, and George Gradney, Jr; and many more extended family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Paula Perron; his paternal grandfather, George Gradney Sr.; his maternal great grandfather, Murphy Bordelon; his maternal great grandparents, Gilbert and Carrie Perron; and his aunt, Anna Delafosse.
Visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Mamou on Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 pm. We will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, May 8, 2017 until time of services. Burial will follow in the New Saint Ann's Cemetery in Mamou, LA.
Family and friends may view the online obituary and sign the guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.