Reverend Ernest Williamson 79 of Davin, WV passed away on July 29, 2021 from injuries sustained in a house fire on July 12, 2021. He was born on April 23, 1942 at Crum, WV the son of the late Henry C. and Lydia Wilson Williamson.
Ernest worked at Oceana/Ellis Lumber of Oceana for 40 years. He was the Reverend at The First United Methodist Church of Iaeger. He loved watching Cincinnati Reds baseball, refereeing and umpiring high school sports with his favorite being football. He was also an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting. He loved his children and grandchildren. Those who knew him also knew he loved a good nap. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his siblings, Carter Williamson, Cassie Williamson, Wallace Williamson, Grayson “Pat” Williamson, Paul Williamson, and Lassie Williamson, and his loving wife of 49 years, Linda Lou Williamson.
Ernest is survived by his sons, Anthony Jason (Carolyn) Williamson of Davin,WV, and Byron Joseph (Jessica) Williamson, of Rock WV; daughter, Amy (Chris) Skeens of Ona, WV; grandchildren, Amanda Williamson and Ashley Williamson of Logan, WV, Nick and Andrew Adkins of Davin, WV, Evan Williamson of Logan, WV, and Aubree Williams of Ona, WV; great-granddaughter, Haven Jade Smith; brothers, Lundy Williamson of Columbus, OH, Ben Williamson of Fort Myers, FL, John B. (Mickey) Williamson of Crum, WV, sister; Beulah Perry of Columbus, OH, several nieces and nephews and a host of family, friend, and Church Family.
Services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, August 7, 2021 at the Man Church of the Nazarene at Man, WV with John E. Godby officiating.
Visitation will be held from 12:00 P.M. until 1:00 P.M. Saturday, August 7, 2021 at the Man Church of the Nazarene at Man, WV.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services at Chapmanville, WV.
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