June 11, 1941 - Oct. 11, 2016
Edward Wayne Williamson, former Payne County and Lincoln County resident now of Kingston, died Oct. 11, 2016 in Durant. He was 75.
A memorial service will be1 p.m. Monday at Davis Funeral Home in Cushing.
Ed was born in Stillwater on June 11, 1941 to the late William E. Williamson and Ruby Watkins Williamson. He was raised and educated in several different cities. He graduated from Buffalo High School.
Ed received a master’s degree in chemistry. He worked several years as a chemist. He also was a small-business owner and was involved in law enforcement with the Lincoln County, Sac & Fox and Agra departments.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force who enjoyed fishing, guns, and drinking his coffee and Pepsi.
Survivors include his two children, Burke Williamson of Stillwater and Misty Knowles of New Zealand; two sisters, Melba Bowen Williamson and Pam McElroy Havenhill; four grandchildren, Madeleine Knowles, Aidan Knowles, Elias Williamson and Edie Williamson; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Norma White Owens.
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.