Donnie W. Saxbury

Born: Thu., May 21, 1964
Died: Sat., Feb. 29, 2020


No services to be held


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Donnie W. Saxbury, age 55, of Perry, IL passed away on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at his home.  He was born on May 21, 1964 in Rushville, IL to Bruce and Velda Lee Martin Saxbury.

Donnie graduated from Brown County High School and then went on to join the United States Navy.  After his Honorable Discharge from the U.S. Navy, he worked various jobs including AGI, where he worked as a machine operator for 15 years. Donnie loved spending his time outside.  He enjoyed camping, fishing boating, riding dirt bikes, and drinking a beer.  He was a simple and quiet man, and always liked to stay busy.  Donnie greatly loved his children and grandchildren, and he will be missed.

He is survived by his mother, Velda Lee; children, Mariah Saxbury of Jacksonville, IL, Morgan Saxbury of Winchester, IL, and Joseph Lowe of Astoria, IL; four grandchildren, Jadyn Saxbury, Khase Dorwart, Keatynn Dorwart, and Rylan Dorwart; two brothers, Danny (Sue) Saxbury of Chambersburg, IL and Darren Saxbury of Perry, IL; and numerous cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Bruce Saxbury.

No services will be held at this time and cremation rites have been accorded.  Memorials are suggested to be made to the family c/o Niebur Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be left to the family at www.nieburfh.com.  Niebur Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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Wayne and Penny Sims
   Posted Tue March 03, 2020
So sorry to hear about your loss!

Diane DeJaynes
   Posted Tue March 03, 2020
My deepest sympathy to all of Donnie’s family! He was a great man and will be missed by many people. His laugh and smile could light up a room! I will always treasure all of my memories with him! Fly high with the angels Donnie! ❤️😢.

Diane DeJaynes

Adam Rice
   Posted Tue March 03, 2020
Sorry About Your Loss. A Very Good Friend.
Will Always Be Remembered...

Roger & Nancy Anderson
   Posted Wed March 04, 2020
Thinking of you all at this difficult time.

Shonda Beltz
   Posted Wed March 04, 2020
Sorry for your lost. Prayers coming g your way for the whole family.

Rob Logsdon
   Posted Wed March 04, 2020
So sorry to hear this. My thoughts are with the Saxbury family.

William M. Houston
   Posted Wed March 04, 2020
Velda Lee and Family: We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your son, Donnie. Please accept our sincere sympathy.

Bill & Lois Houston

Sheri (Hamilton) Huels
   Posted Wed March 04, 2020
So sorry to hear of Donnie's passing. My thought are with his family at this time.

Cindy Easley LeQuire
   Posted Thu March 05, 2020
So heartbreaking. My thoughts and prayers to family. I remember all the fun we all had in our younger days.

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