Matthew David Fontenot

September 15, 1983 ~ August 29, 2021

Matthew David Fontenot, 37, of Sulphur, LA passed away on August 29, 2021, following a vehicle accident.

Matthew was born on September 15, 1983, in Sulphur, LA to Darrell and Leenette Fontenot. He enjoyed his job as a counselor helping anyone that he could. Matthew was an avid swimmer and soccer player and loved being around family and friends. He graduated from Sulphur High School in 2001. Matthew also enjoyed working at the Villa Harlequin of Lake Charles.

Those left to cherish his memory are his father, Darrell Fontenot; mother, Leenette Wilder Fontenot; and one sister, Christine Fontenot Poe.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM on Friday, September 3, 2021, at Johnson and Robison Funeral Home. Visitation will begin from 10:00 AM until time of service on Friday at Johnson and Robison Funeral Home. Cremation will follow services.

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  1. Matty-Ice !! 

    Shocked and speechless …. After Katrina , I was displaced and found my way to Siegen Lane . You were one of the first to great me with Open arms and made me feel like family even though I was the rookie there .

    A moment of time I will never forget. 

    God bless and rest easy buddy !

    Geaux Tigas!

  2. I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your son. I met him when Derrick Suarez and my sister got married and he was very sweet and I knew he was a cherished friend to Derrick and Theresa. Thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. 

  3. I always had such a good time with Matt, Brian and Derrick. They were very welcoming and accepting of our cultural differences. My sincere condolences for your loss.

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