John D. Williamson, 72, Muncie, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 23, 2021 at Signature Health Care of Muncie. He was born May 4, 1949 in Portland, Indiana, the son of the late Paul D. and Maxine Williamson.
John graduated from Muncie Central High School and went on to attend Ball State University where he graduated with a degree in marketing. John’s professional career in sales included working at Westinghouse Electric Supply in Wheeling, IL, Gould Incorporated in Milwaukee, WI, Mainline Industrial Distributors in Elmhurst, IL and John Sexton & Company in Atlanta, GA. In 1994 John returned to Muncie and worked for and with his dear friend of over 60 years, Ed Burgauer, at his various companies, Muncie Office Supply, US Office Products and Weber Office Equipment until he retired in 2005.
John touched many people over the years with his joyful smile and fun loving antics. He always strived to enjoy life and spent his free time golfing, cooking and fishing whenever he could. He has shared his life for the past twenty-two years with his beloved partner, Diana Wood.
He is survived by his sons, Andrew Williamson and Phillip D. Williamson, (wife-Lauren); Grandchildren, Phillip Jr., Mia and Jack; sister, Becky O’dell, (husband-Robert); and nieces, Hollie Crowley, (husband-Chris) and Erin O’dell.
John was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Anne.
No funeral or memorial service is planned at this time, cremation will take place at Parson Mortuary and Cremation Center, Muncie.
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