James Donald "Don" Wimsatt

  • Born: December 21, 1934
  • Died: November 24, 2021
  • Location: Owensboro, Kentucky

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303

Tel. (270) 683-1505

Tribute & Message From The Family

James Donald "Don" Wimsatt, 86, of Owensboro, passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born December 21, 1934 in Whitesville to the late William "Bill" and Margaret Ann Hamilton Wimsatt. Don was a member of St. Pius Tenth Catholic Church, where he had been a member of the Knights of Columbus and the cooking team, and was retired as a security guard with Green River Steel. He enjoyed working in his yard, watching U.K. basketball, Nascar, and professional baseball. Don was a U. S. Army veteran and loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Wimsatt.

Surviving are his wife of 64 years, Annette May Wimsatt; two daughters, Kim Skluzacek and husband Mike of Kansas City, Missouri and Dawn Spencer and husband Randy of Owensboro and two sons, Greg Wimsatt and wife Vickie of Owensboro and Eric Wimsatt of Clarksville, Tennessee; eight grandchildren, Summer (Robin) Woolard, Jamie Davis, Brad (Laura) Skluzacek, Sara Skluzacek, Alisa (Josh) Reeves, Haley (Logan) Eitel, Michelle Spencer, and Taylor (T.C.) Collins; 12 great grandchildren; and a brother, David Wimsatt and wife Mary of Knottsville.

The funeral Mass will be held at Noon Tuesday, December 7, at St. Pius Tenth Catholic Church. Burial will follow in St. Mary of the Woods Cemetery in Whitesville. Visitation will be from 4 PM until 8 PM Monday with prayers at 7 PM at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory and from 10 AM until Noon Tuesday at St. Pius Tenth Catholic Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Pius Tenth Renovation Fund, 3418 Highway 144, Owensboro, KY 42303. Memories and condolences to the family can be shared at www.glenncares.com.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Dawn and family, I was so sorry to hear of your loss. May your father Rest In Peace and God's perpetual light shine upon him.

Posted by Nancy Gillians - Owensboro, KY - Family Friend   December 07, 2021

To the Wimsatt family - you have my condolences on the passing of Mr. Wimsatt. Dawn, I still remember the trip we made to the car auction in Indiana MANY years ago! :) Your memories will live on. Treasure them!
Dawn Westerfield

Posted by Dawn Westerfield - Owensboro, KY - Friend   December 06, 2021

Annette, we were so sorry to read of your husbands passing. I didn't know him but I did remember David and his Mom and Dad. All of your family will be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Posted by Cal & Sue Horsman Hicks - Piedmont, AL - Friend   December 04, 2021

My prayers go up for the Wimsatt Family he was a fine man

Posted by Frank Posey - Owensboro, KY - Coworker   November 30, 2021

Dawn and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
-Pat (Tipmore) Adams

Posted by Pat Adams - Owensboro,Kentucky, KY - Friend   November 30, 2021

So sorry to hear of his passing he was a good man always enjoyed talking to him prayers for the family

Posted by Larry Baker - Friend   November 30, 2021

Wimsatt family, I am so sorry for your loss. Mom, Kim, & Dawn I love you all & have known you for a long time and am sorry for your loss during the Thanksgiving season. Mr Wimsatt must have been a wonderful man to have had such a wonderful wife and daughters such as you guys. I will keep you all in my prayers.

Posted by Janet Riney May - Owensboro, KY - Friend   November 26, 2021

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