Willie Sam Fountain was born May 3, 1949 to Mr. & Mrs. Joseph (Willie Mae) Fountain of Peterman, AL and departed this life, January 16, 2022 in Ocean Springs, MS. Willie Sam attended Greer High School in Tunnel Springs, AL, and later worked for Joe Horden as an Air Conditioner Specialist. He married at an early age to Frances Neil Thompson, and they had several children together. After retiring, he moved to Moss Point, MS where he loved working on his car and drinking coffee.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Willie Mae Fountain; his wife, Frances Neil Fountain; one daughter, Veronica Fountain; two sons, Willie Sam Fountain, Jr and Sam “Greedy Gut Fountain; three siblings; one sister, Josephine Armstrong; two brothers, Jeffery Lee Dukes and Jim Fountain; one brother-in-law, Percy Armstrong, and a good friend, David Harris.
Willie Sam leaves to cherish memory, two loving children; son, Damon (Tina) Fountain, Moss Point, MS and his daughter, Pamela Johnson, Chicago, IL; seven grandchildren, Christopher Holt, Areannia McKay, Chionnia Carpenter, LaDarius Triplett, Veronica Triplett, and Quinton Fountain; six great-grandchildren, Zarielle Holt, Chris Holt, Zalah Holt, Zankai Holt, Zyaire McKay; one sister, Linda Armstrong; four devoted nieces, Najaleka Armstrong, Creshen Armstrong, Lakisha Preyear, and Shelicia Sawyer Thompson; four devoted nephews, Joseph Preyear, Anthony T. Preyear, Nathan Preyear, Christopher Armstrong; one brother in law, Robert Armstrong, and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A graveside service will be held in Peterman, Alabama. The family would like to extend a thanks to Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home and Penn’s Funeral Home. Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Willie Sam Fountain.