Derek Fountain

Obituary of Derek Percival Fountain

Fountain, Derek, 73. Our beloved brother, uncle and friend passed away on Sunday, October 25th, 2020 at his home in Clearwater, FL. Born in Nassau, Bahamas, he was known for his kind, loving spirit and  deep fondness of the ocean. He dedicated a lifetime of service to Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, where he held multiples roles at the College of Engineering.


He is survived by his wife - Shirley Nosakhere-Fountain; Brothers - Kemuel Fountain, Michael (Tony) Fountain, Gregory Fountain, Dennis Fountain, Neil Fountain; Sisters - Deidre Turnquest, Kim Bastian, Carolyn Fountain-Johnson;  Nieces – Cindy Fountain-Allen, Sherrel Fountain-Sampson, Mia Fountain-Rolle, Vanessa Knowles, Christina Fountain- Parker, Kalailah Fountain-Lewis ; Nephews – Gregory Fountain II, Marcus  Fountain, Brandon Fountain, Michael (Mikey) Fountain, Ryan Knowles, Job Fountain, Kemuel Fountain  Jr., Michael C. Fountain; Cousin – Michelle Byles-White and many other loving relatives and close  friends. 


On behalf of his entire family, we  gracefully thank you for your condolences and prayers during this time.

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