Larry James Fountain, 75, of Pocola, OK passed away Saturday, January 25, 2020 at his home. Larry was born September 17, 1944 in Ft. Smith, AR to Delbert & Maudie (Rains) Fountain who precede him in death. Larry was a lifelong resident of Oklahoma. He and his sweet wife of 57 years, Frances, have 6 children who spent their lives not too far from home. Larry loved education and spent years setting up the EMS programs for Kiamichi Technology Center and ended his career at Tulsa Technology Center as the Director of the EMT and Paramedic programs. He was a Command Sergeant Major in the US Army Reserves.
He leaves behind his wife Frances; children, Lorrie Colgrove & husband Steve of Claremore, OK, Catherine Owens & husband Bobby of Pocola, OK, Lisa Lanum & husband Joseph of Pocola, OK, Cheryl Figuero & husband Tito of Tulsa, OK, James Fountain & wife Lindsey of Ft. Smith, AR, Jennie Howard of Tulsa, OK; 22 grandchildren & 20 great grandchildren; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Burial will be Tuesday, January 28, at New Hope Cemetery, Spiro, OK at 1 pm. Memorial services will be 3 pm, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day at 625 Coggins Rd Poteau, OK 74953
Pallbearers will be Ian Colgrove, Scottlynd Colgrove, Kyle Duran, Jared Fleetwood, Tristen Fountain, Kurtis Lanum, Christian Owens, David Vest.
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