Sunset Funeral Home
1800 St. George Rd., Evansville

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Joseph D. Williamson

May 20, 1954 - June 9, 2021


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    Janet Ellenstein says

    Joe was the sweetest and best BIG BROTHER a sister could have ever had. I will miss you immensely.

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    Paul Simpson says

    Been some time since we last talked but I’ll always remember you. Your mom was my mom and mine was yours, we spent so much time together from 1st grade on. Sunday mornings delivering papers and our stop at Honey Fluff Bakery on our way back to your basement home. Basketball in the alley until midnight and trying to get your big fingers to play the right notes on the guitar. We dated sister at the end of Oakley St. I miss you and our days together ❤

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    Paul Simpson says

    I met you in the 1st grade and spent the next 12 years as your brother from another mother. I called your mother mom and you did the same to mine. The days we spent in your basement room and delivering Sunday papers with a stop at Honey Fluff before heading back home. The days and nights of basketball in the alley until midnight. We had crushes on sisters that lived on Oakley St. The neighborhood walks with Bruce Meredith and Johnny Flatt. Your Firebird engine swap was a fun time of learning. It has been several years since I talked to you last, and I wish I could have done that more often. You sir, will be greatly missed.

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    Sherry Williamson says

    May you enjoy you ride on that highway in the sky my dear!❤️‍🔥

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Joseph D. Williamson, 67, passed away on June 9, 2021. He was born on May 20, 1954, to Lyman Williamson and Deloris Ramsey in Evansville, Indiana.

Joe enjoyed building and riding motorcycles and muscle cars. He especially loved all Harley Davidson bikes. He had a knack for building, he could fix just about anything. He even built a log cabin for his family. He was a wonderful man that will be greatly missed.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents and nephew Gary Chase.

Joe is survived by his daughter Devin (Charlie) Gish; step-children James (Rachael) Butler, Amanda (Steve) Harris; former wife Sherry Williamson; siblings Sandy Chase, Janet (Dave) Ellenstein; grandchildren Kaitlyn Williamson; great-grandson Lincoln Hefley; step-grandchildren Reese Butler, Mia Harris, and Miles Harris; nieces and nephews Kelly Chase, Ben (Kathrina) Chase, Phillip (Charlene) Nolen, Ashley Nolen (Jason Mannstream); and his best friend Steve Jackson.

Visitation will be from 3 pm until the time of service at 5 pm on Friday, June 11, 2021, at Sunset Funeral Home.