Mamou - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 for Mr. Larry Jones Fontenot at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Mamou. Burial will follow in the Pine Point Cemetery.
Mr. Fontenot, age 73 and a resident of Mamou, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at his residence.
A time of remembrance and reflection will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Ardoin's Funeral Home of Mamou. It will continue on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. until time of service.
Larry was a great friend who enjoyed people. He always had a joke to tell and he never met a stranger. Larry was an avid LSU fan and he loved riding his Harley Davidson. He loved his family with all of his heart and he took full advantage of his time spent with them. Larry will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Verona Deville Fontenot; mother, Evelyn Fontenot; sons, Anthony Joseph Fontenot and wife Sherry and Robert Wayne Fontenot and wife Jill; daughters, Evelyn Bellon and husband David and Patricia Fontenot; step-children, Tony Miller and wife Michelle, Clyde Daniel Miller and Dedee Rebecca Miller; grandchildren, Bobby Joe, Amy, Ryan, Ashley, Anthony Jr., Jennifer, Chance, Allison, Britni, Breanna, Jude, Anna, C. J., Skyley, Misty, Dustin and Destany; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his father, Brand J. Fontenot; first wife, Judith G. Fontenot; brothers, Frank, Donald J., Danny and Tee Dave Fontenot; and 3 grandchildren, Jacob, Roderick, and Phoebe.
Ardoin's Funeral Home in Mamou is in charge of arrangements. 337.468.5231.
Family and friends may view the obituary, sign the guestbook, and/or send condolences online at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.