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Huel Fontenot Death – The family of Huel Fontenot has announced the passing away of their beloved one. He died on July 23, 2020.
Fontenot was in law enforcement for 28 years, including a stint with the West Orange Police Department and several years as a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper.
He served two terms as sheriff. He won the Democratic primary for the position in 1988 as he ran against the incumbent James Wade, who at the time was under federal investigation for drug dealing conspiracy. Wade was later indicted and convicted that year.
Fontenot won the general election year 1988 in unopposed and took over the sheriff’s office at a time when morale was low. He brought in new personnel and revamped the department.
Services are pending at Claybar Funeral Home.
For every start of a journey, there must be an end. Him journey has sadly come to an end on earth.
Friends, Family and loved ones are extremely sad and currently grieving as the news of him death was announced.
Remembering Huel Fontenot
From Pct. 4 Constable Matt Ortego – The Orange County PCT 4 Constable’s Office is saddened to learn of the passing of former Orange County Sheriff Huel Fontenot.
Sheriff Fontenot passed away earlier today. We would like to thank Sheriff Fontenot for the years of service to the Community of Orange County.
Please pray for his family.
With Deepest Condolences,
Constable Matt Ortego
Huel Fontenot cause of death is still unknown. It is has not been released yet, we are also still searching for more information surrounding him death. we will surely update this news as soon as we are able to get more information regarding him death.
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