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Donnie Leroy Diamond

September 15, 1937 ~ September 25, 2019 (age 82)

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Donnie Leroy Diamond, 82- year-old Nowata resident, passed away September 25, 2019 at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa, OK with his family by his side. Donnie was born September 15, 1937 in Nowata, OK, the son of Harry Leroy and Opal Matilda “Blanke” Diamond.

He was a member of Bible Baptist Church in Bartlesville, OK. For many years, Donnie  worked in the oil industry and upon retirement he worked for Hesslen Electric. He had worked for Nation Zinc for many years.  Donnie enjoyed working on cars, watching boxing, and being outdoors. He had a one-of-a-kind sense of humor and could put a smile on anybody's face, along with his amusing stories. Donnie was very talented, and can could fix almost anything you put in front of him. He would go out of his way to help others before tending to his own needs. Donnie was just a phone call away and you could always count on him. He loved and cared for his family very much and will be missed by many.

Donnie was married to Delores Grissom out of this union came Donnie and Dale, Dianna.  Delores proceeded him in death.

Donnie is preceded in death by one daughter, Dianna Ogden and one sister, Evelyn Bromagem.

Survivors include children; Donnie Diamond and wife Regina of Bartlesville, Dale Diamond and wife Debbie of Skiatook, OK siblings; Winfred Diamond of Ohio, Jerry Diamond of Nowata, OK, Ruth Ann Diamond of Alaska, Billy D. Diamond of Washington,  grandchildren; Nicolas Diamond, Jason Puckett, Paul Diamond, Nadasha Becker, Roy Ogden, Tashena Ogden, Dillion Ogden, Dalton Ogden, and numerous great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews and a host of friends.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at the Living Word Family Church in Nowata, OK with Pastor Connie Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at the Nowata Memorial Park Cemetery. The family is planning a come and go visitation on October 1, 2019 from 5 to 7 p.m. Benjamin Funeral Service in Nowata.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Benjamin Funeral Service. Online condolences may be left at www.honoringmemories.com or the Benjamin Facebook page.

The family request donations be made to The John 3:16 in Tulsa, OK.



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October 1, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Benjamin Funeral Service

Funeral Service
October 2, 2019

10:00 AM
Living Word Family Church
225 S Ash St.
Nowata, OK 74048

October 2, 2019

3:00 PM
Nowata Memorial Park
Pine St.
Nowata, OK 74048

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