Elward James “Jay” Fontenot passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 peacefully at home with his family. He was 85 years old. A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, February 19, 2018 at 11:00am at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Eunice. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Fr. Matthew Hebert will officiate. At the request of the family, visitation will begin on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 2:00pm until 8:00pm at Quirk and Son Funeral Home in Eunice.