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Donald Earl Williamson

November 5, 1957 ~ January 11, 2019 (age 61)

On January 11, 2019, God called his son home to spend eternal life in heaven. Mr. Donald Earl Williamson, a devoted son, husband, father and friend was born November 5, 1957 in Tallassee, Alabama to Mr. and Mrs. Bennie and Cleo Williamson.

He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Sherri; four sons: Jason (Heather) Williamson, Kreig Armstrong, Jonathan (Jessica) Tielking, and Josh (Addy) Tielking; brother, Kenneth (Sherry) Williamson; four granddaughters: Tayler Williamson, Brookelynn Tielking, Kara Faye Tielking and unborn baby, Lilly Rose Tielking; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.


Mr. Williamson was preceded in death by his parents and infant-sister, Delanie Williamson.


Mr. Williamson’s career consisted of working in the automotive industry that expanded for 35 years. His passion was music and hunting. He was also a loyal Alabama football fan. He was an avid bass player and drummer, ranging from rock and roll to country and gospel. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.


Memorial services for Mr. Williamson will be held Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home one hour prior to the service beginning at 1:00 pm. Reverend David Floyd is officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the East Alabama Medical Cancer Center in memory of his loving mother, Mrs. Cleo Williamson.


Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home is directing.

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