Patrick Wayne Fountain was born December 22, 1965, in San Diego, CA to Rita Darlene Murry (currently, Rita Darlene Ansley) and Leroy Baton Wesley Fountain. Three years later, his brother Reginald Anthony Fountain was born. As Patrick grew, a new beginning was found when the family joined the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Patrick was baptized by the late Pastor William Galbreth on April 19, 1985.
So now in school – another beginning – at San Diego Academy, a private Christian school in National City, CA. He attended San Diego Academy until he graduated in June 1984, after which he attended Oakwood College (now University) in Huntsville, Alabama for 2 years.
After returning to San Diego, he studied Real Estate and became top Loan Officer for several years at Oceanfront Mortgage, Inc. in San Diego, CA. He met Cecilia Catlin, and from this union two children were born – Armond Scamir Fountain and Jaden Talib Fountain.
Patrick loved sports and was captain of the San Diego 31st Street SDA Church Basketball Team, and under his leadership many games were won. His love for basketball and Church is from where he met Cynthia Douglas. They were married, and from this marriage two children were born – Ashley Monique Fountain and Malcom Tyler Fountain.
Everyone who knew Patrick knew he treasured and loved his children, and they loved him deeply as well. He was also an avid lover of music, fashion, and cars of which BMW was his favorite. He was known for his quick wit, athletic ability, his infectious smile and his kind and compassionate spirit. And most importantly, his love for the Lord Jesus Christ. Of all his special friends, Patrick shared the last years of his life with Olivia (Tina) Mbewe.
Patrick departed this life on September 28, 2021, in Escondido, CA, after a brief illness. Leaving to mourn his passing are his children Armond Scamir Fountain - Junior at Oakwood University, Ashley Monique Fountain - Sophomore at Oakwood University, Malcom Tyler Fountain - High School, and Jaden Talib Fountain - High School; his loving mother Rita D. Ansley; his loving siblings Reginald Fountain (Delicia), Leroy Baton Wesley Fountain, Jr. and Shirley Fountain-Wade; his aunts Linda Owens (Willie) - Houston, TX, Carolyn Fountain Harris - San Diego, CA, Jacquelyn Pittman (Alex) - Murrieta, CA, Theresa Lucas, Gail Bradford and Debra Dorn - San Diego, CA, and Diane Kerri - Murrieta, CA; his uncle Andre Hardy – Los Angeles, CA; and cousins, nieces, nephews; and close friends. Patrick was predeceased by his father Leroy Baton Wesley Fountain; his stepfather Booker Terry Ansley; his paternal grandmother Margaret Fountain Cox; his maternal great-grandmother Lillian Hardeman; his maternal grandmother Willie Ethel Murry; his aunt Charyl Dixon; and his uncles Ronald Fountain and Gary Dorn.
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