Owen Conway Fountain, 85 of Pasadena, passed away Sunday Jan. 6, at Bayshore Hospital in Pasadena. He had formally been a long time resident of Mauriceville, which is the place he dearly loved and called home. He was born in Beaumont on Nov. 10, 1927 to Bertha M. (Davenport) Fountain and James C. Fountain.

He actively and proudly served during WWII in both the Merchant Marines and United States Navy. He became employed with IDECO Dresser Industries in Beaumont, and retired from there after many years as a Supervisor. Conway always enjoyed meeting new friends, having large family gatherings especially crawfish boils, fishing, traveling, visiting historic places, listening to good country and cajun music. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother and friend who will be dearly missed.

He is preceded in death by his wife Frankie Mae Fountain, his mother and father, five sisters, and three brothers.

Those that will most cherish his memory are his daughters, Deborah Kallus, Donna Desimone and husband, Ronnie, all of Pasadena; son, Darren Fountain and wife Carol of Montgomery Tx; and brother, William Fountain of Starks. Also left to cherish the memory of their Paw-Paw are nine grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

A military graveside service to honor his life will be at 1:00 pm Saturday Jan. 12, at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park in Orange, under the direction of Dorman Funeral Home.

Condolences may be sent for the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.