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1958 Phillip 2021

Phillip Fontenot

August 8, 1958 — September 19, 2021


EUNICE~It is with great sadness that the family of Phillip James Fontenot announces his passing on Sunday, September 19, 2021, at Acadian Medical Center in Eunice. He was 63. A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at the New St. Ann Cemetery in Mamou with Deacon Chuck Ortego, officiating.

Phillip was a hard worker and also known to many as the number one welder. He was full of life and was described as a gentle giant and a ladies’ man. He loved fishing , hunting, cooking and  talking politics. But most of all he loved his family and will be missed by all who knew and loved him, especially his companion, Donna Amy of Eunice; his brother, Brent Fontenot and wife, Brenda of Breaux Bridge; sister, Janel Johnson and husband, Jay of Lafayette; cousin, Michael Kenneth Brunet and wife, Becky of Eunice; nieces and nephews, Brent Fontenot, II, Jayson Johnson, Travis Fontenot, Kelly Fontenot, Tracy Fontenot and Casey Broussard; step daughter, Misty Leleux; two grandchildren, Summar Leleux and Xander Bruno; as well as extended family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Enell and Winnie Fuselier Fontenot and a sister Rita F. Granger.

Family and friends may view this obituary and sign the guestbook at

Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Eunice, 1301 West Laurel Ave, (337)457.3371 is in charge of arrangements.

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