William “BJ” J. Fontaine

August 28, 1996 ‒ July 07, 2018

Columbus, Ohio
Formerly of Mount Vernon, Ohio

William “BJ” Fontaine, age 21, of Columbus, Ohio and formerly of Mount Vernon, Ohio and Renton, Washington, passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2018 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born on August 28, 1996 in Columbus, Ohio the son of Larry and Shauna (Terry) Fontaine.

Besides his parents BJ is survived by two sisters, Isabella Fontaine and Adeline Fontaine both of Mount Vernon; paternal grandparents, Larry and Judith Fontaine of Seattle, Washington; maternal grandparents, William and Phyllis Terry of Hilliard, Ohio; aunts and uncles, Peter (Wendy) Fontaine and Sheila (Dan) Wehner; cousins, Daniel (Megan) Wehner, Bethany Wehner and Thomas Wehner.

Friends may call on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

Memorial contributions in BJ’s name may be made to the Freedom Center, 106 E. Gambier Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

To share a memory or leave a condolence online, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com


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  • Rest In Peace BJ. Our love and prayers will always be with you and your family. Words cannot express our deepest condolences.

  • Shauna, Larry and family,
    No words seem to be able to encompass this tragedy. I can only imagine trying to process such a great loss. We are and will continue to pray for all if you. We are so sorry you have to take this journey, no parent should…

  • Our hearts are broken for all of you I cant even imagine what you are going through. Our thoughts, prays and love are with you all.
    God bless
    Kevin, Tara and Kyle
    Big hugs and love

  • Just know that our hearts are with you and your family during this sad time.

    With love,

    Aunty Barb & Uncle Ron

  • So sorry for your loss. He was a good guy. Glad I had the privilege of knowing him.

  • Words cannot express our deepest sorrows for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your Family.
    Aunty Toni and John

  • Larry and Terry, I got a letter from my dad today he sent me a clip of Williams obituary. And I wanted to send my condolences, such a terrible event to have to go through, and I am so sorry for you and your families loss. I will keep you in my heart and send prayers. I know we don’t keep in touch , but I do consider you a good friend and I always will. Love Dave Ryan.