September 27, 1945 – January 20, 2013
James Donald Fontenot, 67, of Chidester, AR passed away at his home January 20, 2013. He was born in Sulfur, LA to Eldes and Lula Doucet Fontenot. He spent many years driving a truck until he went to Paramedic School and found the career he loved. JD was a long time paramedic, EMS Instructor, and mentor to many. He worked for Nevada County Ambulance Service in Prescott and Ouachita County Medical Center in Camden.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eldes and Lula Fontenot; son, James D. Fontenot, Jr.; brother, Joseph Earl Fontenot; great granddaughter, Lily Jane Fontenot.
He is survived by his wife, Susan Fontenot of Chidester, AR; sons, Michael Lee Fontenot of Cold Springs, TX, Michael Paul Fontenot of Chidester, AR; daughters, Catherine Brantley of Lake Charles, LA, Nikki Schexnider of Lake Author, LA, and Candi Marie Fontenot of Cold Springs, TX; eleven grandchildren; one great grandchild; and one brother, Michael Ray Fontenot of Onalaska, WA.