Nolan Joseph Fontenot
Nolan Joseph Fontenot, age 86, of Westlake, Louisiana passed away on Monday, December 16, 2019 at his home in Westlake with his loving wife by his side. Nolan was born on November 15, 1933 in Iota, Louisiana and grew up in Eunice.
Nolan graduated from Eunice High School in 1953. He was an exceptional athlete with contributions in football, track and baseball. He held the tri-parish track record from 1953 - 1966 for the one-mile with a time of 4:52. He was also involved in FFA, Vocal Club and served as Librarian and Fireman. He proudly served in the US Navy as a Photographer and represented the Navy as a boxer and tennis player.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Calise and Rena Fontenot, and two brothers, Ernest and Leonard Fontenot.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Alvis LeBlanc Fontenot; daughters, Renee Fontenot Stanley and husband, Bob, Karen Fontenot Maricle and husband, Dwayne, and Shari Fontenot Martin and husband, Tom; seven grandchildren, Erin, Kara, Ellie Grace, Hannah, Candice, Anna, and Jacob; eleven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Larry J. Fontenot and wife, Deborah, and Bobby Fontenot and wife, Jenny; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will begin at 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Westlake. A Eulogy will be held at 10:45 a.m. followed by A Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in the church. Burial will follow in Magnolia Cemetery in Westlake. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.hixsonwestlake.com for the Fontenot family.