He was born Tuesday, August 26, 1930 in Hardin. He was the son of the late Lewis Edd Mathis and the late Effie Warren Mathis. He was a farmer.
He was a life long member of the Unity Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Hardin.
Donald is survived by his nephews and caregivers, Joe Wayne Mathis, wife Dwanna of Benton, James Edward “Jimmy” Mathis both of Benton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, by two brothers, Vernon Mathis and Guy Edgar Mathis, two sisters, Jewell Mathis and Ima Mozzell York, and his niece, Darlese Prince.
Graveside services were held Monday, May 19 at 11:00 a.m. in the Unity Cemetery in Hardin. Rev. Brian Hayes officiated.
The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Unity Cumberland Presbyterian Church, c/o Steve Weatherford, 1503 Story Ave, Murray, KY 42071.