April 1, 2009
Monday, April 6, 2009 11:00 am Vernon Funeral Home
Suday, April 5, 2009 2-5 pm
David L. Packer, 56, of Urbana, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at Ohio State Medical Center, Columbus, OH. He was born June 3, 1952 in Urbana, the son of John and Barbara (Mathers) Packer.
He was a 1970 graduate of Urbana High School and then went on to graduate from Urbana University. David was a member of Harmony Lodge #8 F & A.M. and Champaign County Shrine Club. He loved sports and enjoyed spending time with his family.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sue; daughter Michelle L. (Brian J.) Collins of Urbana; grandchildren, Heather Packer and Selene Collins, both of Urbana; brothers, John L. (Texanna “Mickey”) Packer and Robert (Chloe) Packer both of Urbana; sisters, Deborah Packer of Urbana and Linda (James) Sawyer of Urbana; and numerous other family members and friends.
He is preceded in death by his father.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2 – 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 5, 2009 at VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. A Masonic service will be held at 5 p.m. on Sunday following the visitation. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 6, 2009 in the funeral home with Rev. Michael Parr officiating. Burial will follow at Oakdale Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Champaign County Shrine Club. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.