David A. Primm, 59, of California, MO passed away on Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at Moniteau Care Center in California. He was born on September 22, 1953 in Chicago, IL. David attended the Lincoln State School and Jacksonville State School for the Deaf in Illinois during Junior and Senior High. David was placed with Juanita Primm and became very close to her. David was not adopted by Mrs. Primm; however when David became old enough, he petitioned the court to have his last name legally changed to Primm. David lived with Mrs. Primm for over 15 years; she passed away in 1993. David then went to live with Mrs. Primm's niece, Penny Bartz in Monticello, IL. In 1995, David moved into his own apartment at La Belle Senior Housing in La Belle, MO. In 1997, David moved to California, MO to the Legacy House RCF, as it was initially set up to serve individuals who were deaf. He worked as a dishwasher for Willy's Restaurant in California, Hardees, and was with Capitol Projects from January 10, 2007 until 2011. He attended Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and enjoyed being out in the community, was a good natured man and always was willing to help out. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services in California, MO. Officiating will be Pastor Justin Houston. Visitation will also be held on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Deerbrook Residents' Fund, c/o Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, 100 S. Oak, California, MO 65018. Arrangements are under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California, MO.