Mr. Milton Dwight Fountain, 78, died Monday, April 7, 2014, at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian, MS. Funeral services were held at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, April 9th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Walter Simmons and Rev. David Keen officiating. Interment was in Murphy Creek Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Fountain was born December 22, 1935, in Logan, Iowa. He was retired after 22 years as a welder for Taylor Machine Works. He was a U. S. Marine Corp veteran of the Korean Conflict, and was a member of Murphy Creek Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eloise and Bernard Fountain; a daughter, Margaret Ann Coleman; and a son, Don Hunt.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Margaret White Fountain of Louisville, MS; a daughter, Wauwice (Kenneth) Hubbard of Christiansburg, VA; two sons, Larry (Shirley) Hunt of Leesville, LA, and Ronald Pat (Debbie) Hunt of San Diego, CA; a sister, Jackie Meir of Pocahontas, Iowa; 12 grandchildren 13 great grandchildren, and 5 great great grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Tyler Howard, Wayde Howard, Chris Coleman, Darryl Halford, Josh Hunt, and Tyrone Rogers.
Memorials may be made to Murphy Creek Cemetery Fund.
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