Services celebrating the life of Donald Joseph Williamson will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, 2017at the Chapel of the Garden at Rice Funeral Service.
Donald passed away Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at his home in Claremore. He was 79 years old.
Born Feb. 24, 1938 in Philadelphia, PA, Donald was the oldest child of Clifford and Lois (Bennett) Williamson. He graduated from Folsom High School where he played football.
On June 13, 1959 Donald married his high school sweetheart, Nancy Moore in Folsom, PA and to this union three children were born: Don Jr, David and Linda.
In 1971 the family moved to Claremore, Okla. when Donald's employer, Cities Services Oil Company (CITGO) moved their offices to Tulsa.
Donald was a loving husband, father and grandfather. His greatest joy was his grandchildren, and he made sure he was at every event, and game of theirs he could attend.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents, and one son, Donald Williamson, Jr.
Donald is survived by his wife Nancy of the home; one son: David Williamson and his wife Theresa of Tulsa, OK; one daughter: Linda Wilton of Claremore, Okla.; one sister: Karen Williamson of North Carolina; five grandchildren: Brady Wilton and his wife Elizabeth, Bailey Wilton, Blake Wilton, Taylor Young and her husband Tyler , and Rachel Williamson.
Published on November 9, 2017