Donald Ray Woolum

December 5, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Donald Woolum Obituary

Donald Ray Woolum, 72, of Dingess, West Virginia departed this life on Tuesday, December 5, 2023.

He was born on September 5, 1951, in Williamson, West Virginia the son of the late James and Dixie (Allen) Woolum.

He is preceded in death by his Parents, and his Sister Carolyn Woolum Davidson.

Donnie was a proud graduate of Williamson High School, he went on to go to vocational college where he became a welder and machinist. Throughout his life he worked as a welder and machinist before going into the coal industry where he spent 10 years as a coal miner. In Donnie’s free time he loved being in the mountains, he loved to ginseng, shed hunt, and deer hunt, he also had a special love for horses. He was a devout Christian and loved to attend televised church services at Sheppard’s Chapel. Of all the things Donnie loved doing, spending time with family was on top of the list. He had a heart of gold and was one of the most caring people you would meet.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife Peggy Woolum, Children; Christie (Benjamin) Small, Amanda Woolum, Lisa (Jason) Gillispie, and Raymond Woolum. Brothers; James Woolum, and Jackie (Tammy) Woolum. Sisters; Elizabeth Cooke, Brenda (Tom) Wilson, Tamera (Randy) Blackburn. Grandchildren; Haley, Hunter, and Logan Small, Garrett and Gavin Gillispie. And a host of special nieces, nephews, and friends.

Visitation will be held Sunday, December 10, 2023 at 12:00 noon at Colegrove Funeral Home Chapel.

Services will be held Sunday, December 10, 2023 at 1:00pm at Colegrove Funeral Home Chapel.

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December 10, 2023

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Colegrove Funeral Home
880 Route 65
Williamson, WV 25661

Funeral Service
December 10, 2023

1:00 PM
Colegrove Funeral Home
880 Route 65
Williamson, WV 25661


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