Perry Lee "Pete" Fountain, Sr., age 83, of 3491 Pinehurst-Byromville Road, Pinehurst, entered into the house of the Lord on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, under the care of his wife, Myrtle and his step-daughter, Lisa and with the wonderful help of Hospice Care Options of Warner Robins.
Born in Byromville, he the eldest child of the late Z. T. Fountain and Gladys Phillips Fountain. He grew up in Dooly County and later served his country for 14 years in the military. Pete was a member of Byromville Baptist Church and the FBIC Sunday School Class.
Loving wife: Myrtle Dorminy Fountain of Pinehurst
Son: Perry Lee Fountain, Jr. of Unadilla
Gloria Chambers (Mark) of Perry
Tracy Burden (Edward) of Vienna
Step-Son: Terry Helms of Pinehurst
Step-Daughter: Lisa Helms Kilgore of Pinehurst
Brother: Roy Fountain (Joyce) of Oglethorpe
Margaret Pope (Tom) of Macon
Fran Dixon of Montezuma
Great Grandchildren: 6
Great Great Grandchildren: 2
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Annie Ruth Hall Fountain; his granddaughter, Cassie Marie Parker; his brother, Horace Fountain; his sisters, Betty Brannen and Carol Summerville.
Graveside services will be held at 11 AM Friday, September 10 in Vienna City Cemetery. Rev. Reed Benson and Rev. Jimmy Gauthier will officiate.
Mr. Fountain will lie in state 9 am - 6 pm Thursday, September 9 at the funeral home.
Memorial gifts may be made to Byromville Baptist Church, PO Box 126, Byromville, Georgia 31007 or Hospice Care Options, 306 North Davis Drive, Warner Robins, Georgia 31093.
Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Vienna has charge of arrangements.
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