Donald Dwight Primmer, 87, of Savoy, Illinois, formerly of Danville, passed away on February 9, 2021, at 8:19 p.m. at Carle Foundation Hospital. He was born on July 24,1933, in Decatur, Illinois. He was the son of Albert Ray and Hazel Marietta Wildman Primmer. He married Alice Louise Kiest on August 2, 1952, in Springfield, Illinois. Alice passed on August 24, 2012. He is survived by a daughter, Marietta Good, of Savoy, Illinois, and 7 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Edith, a son, Marshall, and one grandson, Jason.
Donald worked for 40 years for the General Telephone and Electric Company before retiring in 1992. He belonged to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. He was a member of the Piatt County Historical and Genealogical Society. He loved parks and nature. He was proud to help support the Vermilion County Conservation District when he could. Don also loved spending time with family, as well as going to softball and football games.
Graveside services will be at Sunset Memorial Park in Danville, Illinois on Friday February 26, at 2 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Vermilion County Conservation Foundation, 20301 East 900 North Road, Westville, Illinois 61883. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.rortvedtfuneralservices.com.
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