Donald Harris Diamond, 81, native of Atlanta, passed away suddenly at his home on Feb. 25, 2013.
Donald is survived by his wife, Sheri Diamond, and son Scott Diamond. He is predeceased by his son Bret Diamond. He is also survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Virginia and Milton Saul, and daughter-in-law Bethany Diamond Naylor. His stepchildren are Sandra and Robert Koff and Scott and Mindi Miller. He was blessed with five grandchildren – Benjamin and Brooke Diamond, Lauren Koff and Allison and Eric Miller – as well as a great-granddaughter, Sophie.
Donald graduated from Emory University and owned and operated All American Package Stores.
He enjoyed a variety of sports, including fishing, tennis and basketball, as well as coaching basketball at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta. He played bridge regularly and loved to travel with his wife. Donald was a long-time active member of Ahavath Achim Synagogue. He supported the arts by attending the symphony, theater and the cinema. Donald was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and great-grandfather.
Sign online guestbook at edressler.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: ProstAware, 850 Doe Hill Lane, Roswell, GA 30075, prostaware.org; or Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, Attention: Ovarian Cycle Atlanta, 14 Pennsylvania Plaza, Suite 1710, NY, NY 10122, ovariancycle.kintera.org/atlanta. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 27, 2013 at Arlington Memorial Park with Rabbi Neil Sandler officiating. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care.