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 William Thomas “W.T.” Fountain

William Thomas “W.T.” Fountain

Birth
Kountze, Hardin County, Texas, USA
Death 14 May 2010 (aged 92)
Waco, McLennan County, Texas, USA
Burial Waco, McLennan County, Texas, USA
Plot Section R
Memorial ID 52404628 · View Source
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William T. "W.T." Fountain, 92, of Waco, passed away Friday, May 14, 2010, at his residence. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, May 17, at the OakCrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Chris Mesa officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery.

William was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Fountain of Kountze, Texas. W.T. graduated from Kountze High School in 1935. He attended Lamar University in Beaumont, and started working for an engineering firm. On March 14, 1941, he married Carmon Frances Stephenson of Liberty and they had four children. W. T. worked for the Army Corp of Engineers from 1943 to 1947. He joined the U.S. Air Force and served in the European Theatre of Operations in World War II. After returning from World War II, W.T. returned to work for the Army Corp of Engineers. In 1972, W. T. and Carmon moved to Waco, and became active members of the Austin Avenue United Methodist Church. W. T. retired in 1975 from Waco Dam and Reservoir.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Carmon Fountain on Feb. 20, 2010.

W.T. is survived by his son, Mark Fountain, of Golden, Colo.; daughters, Janet Kennedy, of Glen Rose and Melba Kattner and husband, Rick, of Camano Island, Wash.; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Waco Tribune-Herald: 5/15/2010...W5


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  • Created by: Ruth M. Brown
  • Added: 15 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52404628
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Thomas “W.T.” Fountain (18 Sep 1917–14 May 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52404628, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Ruth M. Brown (contributor 46796546) .