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Morgan Lee Primm

d. November 18, 2017

Morgan Lee Primm, age 30, of Athens, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017.

He was born on April 11, 1987 in Springfield, Illinois, the son of Mike and Kayla (Krone) Primm.

Morgan is survived by a wife, Darci; children, Marshall and Daniel; brothers, Shawn (wife Angela), Casey, and Nate Primm; sister, Keri (husband Trevor) Orme; parents, Mike Primm and Kayla Primm; grandparents, Eunie Krone and David and Betty Primm; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Clarence Krone.

Morgan worked for Altorfer for several years before founding his own business, Midwest Diesel and Auto at Primrose Farm in Athens. He and his brother recently took over operation of the family farm.

Morgan was active in the Illinois and National truck pulling circuits both as a competitor and as an organizer.

Visitation will be held on Friday, November 24, 2017 from 4:00 until 7:00 PM at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens. Private funeral services will be held and a celebration of life is planned for a later date.

Burial will be held at Indian Point Cemetery near Athens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Athens State Bank for an education fund for his boys.

Mott & Henning Funeral Home is assisting the family. On-line condolences can be shared at

Please visit Midwest Diesel & Auto on Facebook and for more about Morgan and his life.


  1. To Mike and family: Bob and I send our deepest condolences to you and your entire family. I cannot tell you how sad we are to hear about Morgan, his life taken to soon. We will continue to pray for you and your family during this difficult, difficult time. May God be by your side. Bob and Joy Reside

  2. Our thoughts and prayers to your family.

  3. Thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time of loss. Morgan touched many peoples lives in a positive manner. His caring attitude and expertise in his field will never be forgotten.

  4. This is such a tragedy and a loss of so much potential. All of you will be in our prayers

  5. Sending my deepest sympathies & condolences to the family. May the God of all comfort strengthen you to cope and endure this difficult time 2 Corthians 1:3,4. He is in God’s memory and we have a postive hope that we will see our loved ones again soon. In Revelation 21:4 says; God will wipe every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be any more. I hope you find some comfort from the Bible.
    Sincerely, Judy Zamorano

  6. Kayla and family, please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Praying you can find strength in the love everyone has for Morgan and in the memories he leaves behind. God Bless!

  7. Mike and Family,

    Our sympathy to everyone in your family.

  8. Kayla–my heart is broken for you and your family over the death of your son, Morgan. You are in my thoughts & prayers.

  9. Our hearts and prayers go out to all of you in this unbelievable time of loss .

  10. very sorry to hear about morgan i knew him as a truck puller and a business man and he was someone who cared in this industry and that will always be remembered. chad @turbo diesel performance

  11. May our love and prayers help you through these difficult times.

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