Donnie was born June 13, 1951 in Saint Francis. He was a retired employee of Peterson Window Cleaning in Louisville. He loved his wife, family, friends and his animals.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John David and Anna Louise Mattingly Williamson; one sister, Judith C. Peake; one brother, Gary Williamson; one infant granddaughter, Laura Jo Spalding.
Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Deborah Wheatley Williamson; three daughters, Paula Raikes (Scott) and Brittianey Sapp all of Lebanon and Lori Ferrie (Wes) of Campbellsville; two sisters, Kim Williamson (Jason) of Pennsylvania and Cheri Williamson of Louisville; two brothers, Roger Williamson (Elaine) and David Williamson (Denise) all of Louisville; one sister-in-law, Bonnie Williamson of Louisville; nine grandchildren, Bobbi Spalding, J. D. Spalding, Bailey Spalding, Ryan Raikes, Stephen Ferrie, Ethen Ferrie, Chloe Whitlock, Clayton Whitlock, Paige Raikes.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM Monday, September 13, 2015 at Saint Charles Catholic Church, 675 Highway 327, Lebanon. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. James W. Graf will officiate.
Visitation is 3-9 PM Sunday at Mattingly Funeral Home, 195 Holy Cross Road, Loretto, with a prayer service at 7 PM by The Rev. Deacon Joseph R. Dant.
Memorials may go toward their animal rescue which they have operated together for the past 20 years c/o Deborah Williamson, 7510 Cedar Creek Road, Louisville, KY 40291.