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David Lee Diamond

January 22, 1952 — January 22, 2023

David Lee Diamond

David Lee Diamond of Clarksville, VA passed away January 22, 2023.   He was born in Camp Lejeune, NC on January 22, 1952 and was 71 years of age.  He was the son of Sylvia Buchholz Diamond and the late Donald Lewis Diamond.  He was married to Elizabeth “Beth” Diamond who survives.


He was a member of Clarksville Presbyterian Church.  David enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing golf.  He was passionate for his team the Washington Redskins.  His memory will be forever with us.  


David Lee Diamond is survived by:

His Wife

Elizabeth “Beth” Diamond of Clarksville

One Daughter

Jennifer D. Garrett and husband C.J. of Buffalo Junction

Two Grandchildren

Lili Elizabeth Diamond

Chloe Jade Garrett

His Mother

Sylvia B. Diamond


Michael Diamond and wife Nan of Stovall, NC

Scott Diamond and wife Kathy of Clarksville


Mae and David Spruill


Chandler Nelson, Jr and wife Nelly of Virgilina

Three Nephews and one Niece


Special thanks to the nurses, doctors, and staff of VCU for their care during his stay.


***Preceded in death by***


Chandler and Betty Rogers Nelson


Chandler Nelson, III


A funeral service will be held Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at 12:30 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home with the Rev. Annette Goard officiating.


The family will receive friends immediately following the service and other times at his home.


For memorials, please consider Blue Horse Mukwa Equine Retirement and Rescue, 25859 VA-49, Chase City, VA 23924.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592. 


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Wednesday, January 25, 2023

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