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John Fontenot

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John Rayburn Fontenot

November 11, 1939 ~ July 10, 2013

GRAND PRAIRIE - Funeral services for John "Ray" Fontenot, 73, will be held 11am Friday July 12, 2013 at St. Peter's Catholic Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Father Clement will officiate.

Mr. Fontenot a resident of Grand Prairie passed away Wednesday July 10, 2013 at his residence.

Ray worked 50yrs for the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, becoming one of the most highly respected leading experts in the profession of highway construction and maintenance.

He will be deeply missed by his loving wife Judy D. Fontenot of Grand Prairie; son Dr. Matthew Shane Fontenot and wife Lynette of Lafayette; brother Ryan Fontenot of Lawtell; sisters Jane Fontenot of Opelousas, Lucy St. Amand of Opelousas; and is preceded in death by his parents Youle and Theresa Brown Fontenot.

Visitation will be held Thursday July 11, 2013 from 4PM-9PM with a rosary being recited at 7PM, and will resume again Friday July 12, 2013 at 8AM.

The guestbook can be signed online at

LaVille Funeral Home, 2353 East Main St., Ville Platte, LA 70586, 337 363 1100

Published in the Daily World on July 12, 2013
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