Don is a native of Winder. He graduated from Winder-Barrow High School and earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Georgia Tech.
Don worked at Barrow Mfg. Co. here in Winder from 1973 until it closed in 2006. Some volunteer work here at the church led to a full-time job as Maintenance Assistant and then he became Maintenance Supervisor in 2008.
Don is married to the former Melissa Guthrie and they have two grown daughters and one grandson. His mother, Nelda, attends church at First Baptist also. Don enjoys tennis, reading and spending time with his family.