THOMAS DAVIS FONTAINE, JR.
April 12, 1916 - February 3, 2013
Thomas Davis Fontaine, Jr., 96, of Sarasota, FL, died February 3, 2013. Born April 12, 1916 in Utica, MS, he graduated Mississippi College in 1937, and earned a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh in 1942. His wife of 65 years, Louise Lean Fontaine predeceased him. He is survived by his children, Lynn Adelson of Wimberley, TX, and Thomas Fontaine III of Corvallis, OR; and five grandchildren. He retired from the National Science Foundation, receiving the Distinguished Service Award, the highest civilian award for Federal Service. Private services will be held.