Don was born March 13, 1942 in Clarksville, Texas to Lemuel Gilmore Christopher and Mary Odie Shoffner Christopher. On January 17, 1981 in Greenville, Texas, he married Margee Chapman Weatherly. Don attended high school in Wylie, Texas and graduated from Howard College in Big Springs, Texas. Don was an ordained Baptist minister and loved teaching Sunday school, and he was a member of Cornerstone Fellowship Baptist Church in Caddo Mills. He was the former owner of Christopher Narramore Memorial Company, Christopher Insurance Agency, and was in law enforcement for several years. Don also served as past State and National President of the Postmasters Auxiliary.
He is survived by his wife, Margee; sons, Mark Christopher and Kasey Weatherly; daughters, Terrie Twiss, Mary Lynn Shaddox, Michelle Smith, and Amanda Bergeron; sisters, Ida Christopher, Edith McTee, Sarah Bartholemew, Zella Warren, and Bonnie Griffin; fourteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, two sisters, and a grandson.