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Hixson Welsh

412 East South Street, Welsh, LA

OBITUARY

George Fontenot

February 25, 1922June 22, 2020
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George Fontenot, 98, of Hayes, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020 at his residence.

He was born to his late parents, Alcin and Anna Fontenot on February 25, 1922 in Kinder. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and was even a hunting guide for various lodges through the years. More than anything else, he loved his Lord and Savior and was a witness to anyone he came in contact with.

He is survived by his daughter, Marsa Fontenot of Hayes; and one brother, Claude Fontenot and wife Betty of Lacassine.

George is preceded in death by his parents; one son, Marty Fontenot; one daughter, Sandra Fontenot; one brother, William Fontenot; along with three sisters, Effie Hubbard, Virginia Comely, and Georgianna Moore.

A Celebration of George’s life will be at Hixson Funeral Home of Welsh on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 10:00am, with Bro. Gil Broussard officiating. Visitation will be at Hixson Funeral Home of Welsh on Thursday, June 25, 2020 from 3:00pm until 8:00pm. Visitation will resume at the funeral home on Friday, from 8:00am until the time of the service. Burial will follow at Hayes Cemetery. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonwelsh.com.

  • FAMILY

  • He is survived by his daughter, Marsa Fontenot of Hayes; and one brother, Claude Fontenot and wife Betty of Lacassine.


    George is preceded in death by his parents; one son, Marty Fontenot; one daughter, Sandra Fontenot; one brother, William Fontenot; along with three sisters, Effie Hubbard, Virginia Comely, and Georgianna Moore.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 25, 2020

  • Visitation Resumes

    Friday, June 26, 2020

  • Celebration of Life

    Friday, June 26, 2020

Memories

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Ricky Guidry

June 27, 2020

Marsa, I am so sorry for your loss. Mr. George was a great neighbor for many years and will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you! God Bless!

Christine Klang

June 26, 2020

Marsa, I spent many a days at your house. I remember coming in & I would see your dad reading his bible, or working out in the yard. I remember his stories of the days when he was growing up or his hunting stories. He will be greatly missed! Love you my friend.

Patricia Richard (Robinson)

June 26, 2020

Marsa, sending my deepest heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your sweet daddy. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Trish

Pauline Poole

June 25, 2020

So sorry for your loss Marsa. Prayers for you at this time. Your father was a great man who worked very hard.

Sherrie Fontenot Raymond

June 24, 2020

Always enjoyed him. So sorry, prayers for his family. 🙏🏻

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Biography

George Fontenot, 98, of Hayes, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020 at his residence.

He was born to his late parents, Alcin and Anna Fontenot on February 25, 1922 in Kinder. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and was even a hunting guide for various lodges through the years. More than anything else, he loved his Lord and Savior and was a witness to anyone he came in contact with.

He is survived by his daughter, Marsa Fontenot of Hayes; and one brother, Claude Fontenot and wife Betty of Lacassine.

George is preceded in death by his parents; one son, Marty Fontenot; one daughter, Sandra Fontenot; one brother, William Fontenot; along with three sisters, Effie Hubbard, Virginia Comely, and Georgianna Moore.

A Celebration of George’s life will be at Hixson Funeral Home of Welsh on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 10:00am, with Bro. Gil Broussard officiating. Visitation will be at Hixson Funeral Home of Welsh on Thursday, June 25, 2020 from 3:00pm until 8:00pm. Visitation will resume at the funeral home on Friday, from 8:00am until the time of the service. Burial will follow at Hayes Cemetery. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonwelsh.com.