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Leffie Hugh Fountain, Jr.

October 9, 1939 July 18, 2018
Leffie Hugh Fountain, Jr.
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Leffie Hugh Fountain Jr., went home to be with his Lord on July 18, 2018, after a brief illness. He was born on October 9, 1939, in Bay Saint Louis, MS. He was a retired Captain of the Pascagoula Police Department. He worked as a Criminal Investigator for the District Attorney’s office from 1989-1993. He was an avid Alabama football fan, had a lifelong love of planes, and while attending Pascagoula High School, he achieved his pilot license. He owned Fountain Seafood Company for many years, which he was well known for throughout the community. Leffie owned many shrimp boats. He was a good, generous man and helped a lot of people. He loved his lord and attended New Horizon Ministries in Moss Point.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Leffie Hugh Fountain Sr., and Emily Hill Fountain; daughter, Sharon Lynn Benge; brother, Benny; and sisters, Catherine, Cecil, Rose Ella, and Eunice.
He is survived by the love of his life of 57 years, Shirley Hawkins Fountain; daughters, Debbie (Danny) Dossett and Kimberly Reilly (Thomas); son-in-law, Billy Benge; sister, Linda McKay; brother-in-law, Herbert Hawkins and Emery Hawkins Jr. (Kathleen); and Papaw’s Hearts, Christopher, Jennifer, Jordan, Kody, Bradley, Victoria, Brendan, Emily, Madison, Adam, Peyton, Tommy, Kaylee, Tyler, Gavin, Matthew, Bella, and Emma.
The visitation will be held at New Horizon Ministries 10501 Hwy 63 Moss Point, MS Saturday, July 21, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. The funeral service will follow at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Don Edeker officiating.
Heritage Funeral Home, locally owned and operated, in Escatawpa/Moss Point, MS is in charge of arrangements.


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Visitation

Saturday

21

Jul

12:00 PM 7/21/2018 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 7/21/2018 1:00:00 PM
New Horizon Ministries

10501 Highway 63
Moss Point, MS 39562

New Horizon Ministries
10501 Highway 63 Moss Point 39562 MS
United States

Service

Saturday

21

Jul

1:00 PM 7/21/2018 1:00:00 PM
New Horizon Ministries

10501 Highway 63
Moss Point, MS 39562

New Horizon Ministries
10501 Highway 63 Moss Point 39562 MS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Griffin Cemetery Final Resting Place

2700 Dantzler Street Moss Point MS, 39563
Moss Point, Mississippi 39565

2700 Dantzler Street Moss Point MS, 39563 Moss Point 39565 Mississippi
United States
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