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James C. Fountain, Sr.

March 15, 1942January 21, 2021

James Curtis Fountain, Sr., age 78, of Centreville, Alabama passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2021. James Curtis was born March 15, 1942. He was proud of his time spent working at Cape Canaveral, which later became the Kennedy Space Center. He retired From International Paper Co. as a plant manager in 2005. He was a Deacon, Adult Sunday School teacher at Liberty Free Will Baptist Church and a member of the NRA. He loved hunting and fishing with his son, working on food plots, working in his shop and spending time with family and his church family. His pride and joy was his only grandchild, Madi. He enjoyed spending time with her on her weekly Friday night visits. He would want everyone to accept Christ and live a life for Christ. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Judy; his children, Regina McDonald(Tim) of Covington, LA, Marcia Hyche(Michael) of Brookwood, AL and James C. Fountain, Jr. of Stevenson, AL; his sister, Virginia Talley(Jimmy) of Montgomery; grandchild, Madi Hyche. He is preceded in death by his parents, Leroy C. Fountain and Myrtle V. Fountain.

A visitation will be held Sunday, January 24, 2021 from 1:15 PM to 2:00 PM at Liberty Free Will Baptist Church, Lawley, AL(due to Covid, family request that guests not be seated during the visitation). A funeral service(family only) will at 2:00 PM at Liberty Free Will Baptist Church, Lawley, AL. Graveside service will occur Sunday, January 24, 2021 at Liberty Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery, Lawley, AL.(all are welcome to attend the graveside service)

Serving as pallbearers are Frank Moore, Steve Foster, Brad Foster, Mike Fountain, Buddy Robbins and Bud Robbins. Honorary pallbearers, Sammy Wallace, Ed Avery, Kenny Avery and Byron Hicks.

Flowers are appreciated but if you would like to make a donation the family request donations to Freewill Baptist Children's Home in Eldridge, AL or to Hospice of West Alabama.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Frank Moore
  • Steve Foster
  • Brad Foster
  • Mike Fountain
  • Buddy Robbins
  • Bud Robbins
  • Sammy Wallace, Honorary
  • Ed Avery, Honorary
  • Kenny Avery, Honorary
  • Byron Hicks, Honorary
  • DONATIONS

  • Freewill Baptist Children's Home
  • Hospice of West Alabama

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, January 24, 2021

  • Funeral Service(Family Only)

    Sunday, January 24, 2021

  • Graveside

    Sunday, January 24, 2021

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Sandra Miller

March 7, 2021

Sorry to hear about your lost .My heart go out for you . you will miss him very much ,you and your family is in my prayers .🙏🙏🙏

Jim McMillan

January 23, 2021

My sincere condolences to the Fountain family- James and I worked together and were friends- he was a great leader who treated everyone with genuine respect. I know this is a tremendous loss for you all; but, he would be the first to tell you he is in the best place, with peace and love from the Good Lord. I am very fortunate to have experienced a friendship with James Fountain. My thoughts and prayers are with you Judy and family- God Bless you. Jim McMillan

Donna Lindsay

January 23, 2021

We have lost a wonderful man, a man who loved his family, his brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews. He was a true gentleman, never had a harsh word, always spoke with respect for his fellow man & respectful of all women. I guess you could say a true Southern Gentleman. He loved our Aunt Judy and shared many vacations with his sister-in-laws and brother-in-laws. Their vacations were full of good times, a lot of laughter and wonderful memories. We will remember him on his tractor or driving little “Red”, tilling up a garden, tinkering in his work shop, he loved the outdoors, especially hunting. He took great pride in his properties and welcomed family to join him during hunting season. He respected the land and the animals. You shoot it, you clean it. If you didn’t know how he was there to teach you. He took his nephew Cody out one morning and they came upon an armadillo but Cody didn’t see it. Uncle Jim told Cody to go on the other side of the tree and flush it out, Cody did what he asked but still not knowing what was there. When Cody got to the other side of the tree, the armadillo came running out of this hole in the tree. Cody was screaming like a girl, Uncle Jim laughing watching the armadillo chased Cody all over the place and Cody continued screaming. Those are the wonderful memories we will all miss and cherish. We will miss you terribly but we will also be at peace knowing you are free of pain, and you are with many family members and friends. Until we meet again our sweet brother in law and Uncle. God Bless you from Richard Wells, Jr., Family ~ Donna Wells Lindsay & husband Dave, Michelle Wells Ireland & husband Ken, Melanie Wells Hausfeld & husband Jay, nieces Ashley, Paige and Taylor, nephews Cody, Tyler, and Kyle. ♥️

Chad Hansen

January 22, 2021

I love you Aunt Judy! You will always be my favorite aunt. I love you and I'm praying for you.

Chad Hansen

January 22, 2021

Uncle Jim I'm sorry to hear of your passing. You and Aunt Judy mean a lot to me. I'm glad that I got to spend time with you when you came May 2019 to Florida. Me and Ashley will be praying for you Aunt Judy. All the memories of you will live forever in my heart and mind. Until we meet again. I love you Chad!

Bobby & brenda Brooks

January 22, 2021

I am so sorry for you’ll lost . Mr James was a very sweet man . He would come by and visit with us we all loved mr James he will be miss .mrs Judy you need anything please let me know I am so sorry praying for you and your family.

Nora and Leon Gilliland

January 22, 2021

So grateful for your presence in our lives. Your prayers these past months were a blessing. You and Judy encouraged us by them. Your legacy will live on in those you led to Jesus. Now, receive your reward, we love and will miss you, but what glory you have seen ! Our prayers are with Judy and your family

Rich Wilder

January 22, 2021

Uncle Jim you will be missed. We love you and are fortunate enough to have known you. Looking forward to the day we can be together again to listen to you tell a clever joke and share a laugh together. We will love on your family in your absence and keep them in our prayers. Love, Rich, Brandy, Chase and Sadie

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY