Lester Fontenot, Jr.

March 24, 1973 ~ March 16, 2016


Funeral services for Mr. Lester Fontenot, Jr. 42, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, March 20, 2016 in the Miguez Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Dardar officiating.

Burial will be in the Iota Cemetery.

Funeral home visitation will be from 4:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m., Saturday; and 8:00 a.m. Sunday until time of services.

Mr. Fontenot died at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at his residence in Gonzales.

Mr. Fontenot was a native of Evangeline and a resident of Gonzales where he was a board operator for a chemical plant. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Louisiana College in Alexandria. He played on the college baseball team for four years. He also played baseball for the Alexandria Aces from 1994-1996. He loved baseball, fishing, hunting and spending time with his family as well as his work family.

Survivors include his fiancé’ Andre Simar and her children, Alec, Dawson, Elyse and Blair Wallace; his adoptive father, Jeff Moore and wife Stacy; sister, Dolores Crader and husband Tony of Basile, two step-sisters, Megan Moore of Lafayette, Caitlin Lail of Milton; two brothers, Gene Fontenot of Basile, Robert Fontenot and wife Sarah of Evangeline, two step-brothers, Brandon Moore of Lafayette and Hunter Lail of Milton.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Lester and Edna Dietz Fontenot.

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  1. I met Lester when we were kids,What a great friend he was,All around great guy.Gonna miss you brother.RIP

  2. Ive only had the pleasure of knowing you for 3 years but your one of the greatest Co-worker and friend I have ever had the pleasure to work with. You always had a smile on your face and was always trying to bear hug somebody. You will be greatly missed by everyone and will keep your family in my prayers during this sad time. Fly high lester and watch over all of us!

  3. Went school with Lester from Kindergarten at Egan Elementary to graduation at Iota High. Great athlete and a strong person. May peace of God rest with those you left behind and may the Lord s perpetual light shine upon you. RIP.

  4. We love you guys. We are thinking about you and want you to know how much we love you. Hugs and kisses Rosie and Jennifer and Family

  5. Im so sorry for your loss, Andre. I read somewhere that those we love dont go away. They walk beside us everyday. I believe that to be true. Whatever you need, we are here for you. Love you, Brandi, Carter & YaYa

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