Curtis Jospeh Fontenot

Curtis Fontenot

Curtis J. Fontenot was born on August 19, 1945 in Ville Platte, Louisiana to Frederick and Mary Fontenot.  He attended school in both Ville Platte and Lake Charles Louisiana and graduated from Washington High in Lake Charles in 1964.  Curtis was united in marriage to his wife Grace of 47 years and they moved to Texas City in 1969. After moving to Texas City , Curtis became a member Queen of Peach Catholic Church in La Marque Texas.  He served as a member of the Knights of Peter Claver.

Curtis was employed by Betchel Construction for 20 plus years and was a retiree.  He was a member of of the Laborers International Union, Local 154 for 36 years.  When not working, Curtis enjoyed gardening and fishing in his free time.

Curtis was preceded in death by his father and mother, Frederick Sr. and Mary Fontenot; four brothers, Frederick Jr., Savio, Clarence and Ronald Sr.

He leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Grace Fontenot; his children, Gwen Bell(Ronald) and Sonia Celestine(Charles). Four grand daughters: Courtney Celestine, Emori Martin, Nikki Fontenot and Arissa Celestine.  Five brothers: Alton Fontenot(Darlene); Levine Fontenot (Janet); Robert Fontenot (Lillie), David Fontenot (Mary) and Beverly Fontenot (Retha).  One sister, April Fontenot.  Sisters and brother-in-laws and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Guests are invited to share in the Celebration of Life Visitation for Mr. Curtis J. Fontenot from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 18th, 2013 at Carnes Funeral Home -Texas City, TX, 3100 Gulf Freeway, Texas City, Texas 77591. Memorial Services will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Carnes Funeral Home - Texas City.