Born in Rabun Gap, Oct. 1, 1935, he was the son of the late Thomas Fountain, Sr., and Vassie Garland Fountain. He was a self-employed carpenter and a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean conflict. He was a member of the Wolffork Baptist Church.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, David Fountain, Buford Fountain, Calvin Fountain, and Reno Fountain; a sister, Gene Fountain Whiten; two sons, R.S. Fountain and Thomas “Tee” Fountain, both of Clayton; three daughters, Teresa Fountain, of Mountain City, Tina F. Roach, of Hollywood, and Amanda Fountain, of Clayton.
He is survived by one brother, Lewis Fountain, of Clayton; three sisters, Irene Lamb of Rabun Gap, Nancy Ayers of Clayton and Cinda Massengill of Lula; three grandchildren, Kassie Fountain, Courtney Cox and Amber Burrell; and four great-grandchildren, Maxwel, Davanee, Jaxson and Winni.
Services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Chapel of Hunter Funeral Home with Rev. Thomas Burrell and Rev. Buddy McKay officiating. Burial was in the Wolffork Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family is at the home on Oak Crescent Circle, Clayton. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to Hunter Funeral Home, P.O. Box 653, Clayton, Georgia 30525 to aid in funeral expenses.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. An online obituary and guest register is available at www.hunterfuneralhomega.com.