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Dalbis Fontenot

February 2, 1927 — August 17, 2020

VILLE PLATTE – Graveside Services will be held at 10:00 AM at Evangeline Memorial Park in Ville Plate on Friday, August 21, 2020 for Dalbis J. "Red" Fontenot, 93, who passed away on Tuesday, August 17, 2020 in Ville Platte.

Deacon Ben Soileau will conduct funeral services.

Dalbis J. "Red" Fontenot was born in Ville Platte, LA on February 2, 1927 to Savio and Ella McGee Fontenot.  He owned Red’s Conoco in Ville Platte for over 40 years.  He enjoyed spending time outdoors and raising pigeons.  "Red" was quiet a character.  He was witty, kind, and was always making people laugh.  He will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by those that knew and loved him.

He is survived by his two sons, Jody Fontenot and wife, Cynthia and Jerry “Costello” Fontenot and wife, Laura both of Ville Platte; nine grandchildren, Cherie Fontenot Barnes, Melanie Fontenot, Dustin Fontenot, Jamie Fontenot Vidrine, Monique Fontenot Ardoin, Natalie Fontenot Olivier, Brooks Fontenot, Gabrielle Fontenot, and Lincoln Fontenot; and eleven great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his wife Mable D. Fontenot; his parents, Savio and Ella McGee Fontenot; one son, Bobby “Hockey” Fontenot; two brothers, Melvin Fontenot and Ozema Fontenot; and two sisters, Earline Fontenot and Betty Sylvester.

Family and friends may leave condolences for the Fontenot family at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.

Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Ville Platte is in charge of arrangements.

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