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Reynald Fontenot

July 1, 1928 — October 13, 2015

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It is with great sadness that the family of Reynald "R.P." Fontenot announces his passing on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 in the comfort of his home at the age of 87. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 10:00 am on Friday, October 16, 2015 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Eunice. Rite of Committal will follow in the St. Paul Cemetery with Father Travis Abadie Celebrant.

Known as "R.P." to everyone, he proudly served his country in the United States Army. He was a Real Estate Broker and Developer for many years. But most of all he was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and friend and will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved him. Left to cherish his memory is his loving and devoted wife of 62 years, Jeanne G. Fontenot of Eunice; four children, Dan Fontenot and wife, Marcia of Eunice, Faith Fontenot Cain and husband, Larry of Kingwood, TX, Tim Fontenot and wife, Cecilia of Eunice and David Fontenot and wife, Nancy of New Iberia; a brother, Pat Fontenot and wife, Theresa of Lafayette; a sister, Kathleen Berry of Lake Charles; his eleven grandchildren, Andre' Fontenot, Jessica Fontenot, Joey Fontenot, Ben Fontenot, Erin Cain, John Cain, Tim Fontenot, Drew Fontenot, Alex Fontenot, Vivian Fontenot and Olivia Fontenot; and eight great grandchildren, Sophie Fontenot, Westin Fontenot, Cora Leigh Fontenot, Andrew, Fontenot, Weller Fontenot, Trip Fontenot, Vivian Fontenot and Camille Fontenot; as well as extended family and dear friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Simon and Dora Guillory Fontenot; a grandson, Timothy Paul Fontenot, Jr.; and a granddaughter, Ann Fontenot.

At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin's Funeral Home in Eunice on Thursday, October 15th from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Deacon Gary Gaudin will recite a Rosary at 7:00 pm Thursday evening.


Ardoins Funeral Home
1301 W Laurel Ave.
Eunice, LA  70535
Thursday, October 15, 2015
6:00 PM ~ 9:00 PM

Ardoins Funeral Home
1301 W. Laurel Ave.
Eunice, LA  70535
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Rosary~7:00 pm



St. Anthonys Catholic Church
310 W. Vine Street
Eunice, LA  70535
Friday, October 16, 2015
10:00 AM
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