Warren Joseph Fontenot, Sr., 83, of Mauriceville was born Oct. 17, 1930 in Opelousas, LA., to the late Guilliam and Elena (Manuel) Fontenot. He passed away Aug. 28, in Beaumont.

A resident of Mauriceville for the past 20 years, he was a former longtime resident of Mamou, LA. He was a graduate of LSU, a retired teacher with Mamou Elementary School in Louisiana, a member of St. Maurice Catholic Church and served as a 1st Lt. in US Air Force Veteran during the Korean War.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Michael Fontenot of Mauriceville; sons, Stuart Fontenot of Round Rock, Konrad Fontenot, and Warren J. Fontenot, Jr., both of Mauriceville; daughter, Simone Jones of Tyler, and seven grandchildren.

A private committal service will be held at later date in the Central Texas Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.