Kenneth Lee Fountain

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Nov. 20, 1947 - Oct. 21, 2013
Kenneth "Ken" Fountain, age 65 passed away Monday, Oct. 21, at his ranch (Jaguar Gardens Nursery). He was born in Vallejo, on Nov. 20, 1947 to Arthur and Hallie Fountain. He grew up in Vallejo and served several years in the Navy. Ken moved to Lake County in 1986 ad worked as a machinist for over 25 years at PG&E and five years as a mechanic at Calpine. Ken was involved in many organizations and clubs like Tipsters, Lions, SIRS, Master Gardeners and Lake County's Farmers Finest, he also served on the Grand Jury. Jaguar Gardens Nursery's plants were present at Lakeshore Feed, Steele Winery and Lower Lake Days.
Ken leaves to cherish his memories his three daughters, Sherrie (Philip) Henderson, GiaVonn (Lacy) Wright, Dana (Kelvin) Jefferson; his son, Kennathian (Michelle) Fountain; two sisters, Rosemary Fountain and Patricia (Rudolph) Burgess; brother, Arthur Fountain; sisters-in-law, Jackie Anderson and Loretta (Melody) Anderson; brothers-in-law, Harold Anderson Jr., and Aaron (Laurel)  Anderson; seven grandchildren, Christopher Strong, Patrick Porche, Alexandria Henderson, Jaylen Jefferson, Jasmine Jefferson, Evan Wright, and Garian Fountain; his special friends, Ellusha Diederick and Bernadine Lewis; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his wife, Dolores Fountain; parents, Arthur and Hallie Fountain; sisters, Emma Holman, Kathryn Fountain, and Joanie Fountain; father and mother-in-law, Harold and Adrian Anderson; sister-in-law, Gwendolyn Stephens, and a brother-in-law, Irving Anderson.
His favorite thing to do was to sit on the porch, listen to the creek and spend time in his barn (Man Cave).
He was loved by all and will truly be missed.
Services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2 at Jaguar Gardens Nursery, 12921 Murphy Springs Road, Lower Lake, CA. This will be an outside event. The services will be officiated by Pastor Frank Lenard.
For further information call Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, (707) 263-0357 or (707) 994-5611 or visit www.chapelofthelakes.com.
Published in The Reporter on Oct. 26, 2013
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