US Navy

Ronald “Ron” Charles Diamond

April 6, 1944 ~ June 23, 2022 (age 78)


Ronald “Ron” Charles Diamond, 78, of Bridgeport passed away at Fairmont General Hospital with family by his side on June 23, 2022. He was born April 6, 1944 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Clarksburg, son of the late Thomas Diamond and Edna Friend Diamond.

Ron graduated from Bridgeport High School and attended Fairmont State College for two years. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy as Aviation Ordinance on the U.S.S. America during the Vietnam War. He worked at Hertz. He married his sweetheart, Mary Jane “Janie” Nardella on October 4, 1975. He was a member of Sigma Phi Fraternity and the Bible Baptist Temple.

 In addition to his wife, Ron is survived by his son, Kevin Scott Diamond; two grandchildren, Keaton M. Diamond and Kinley R. Diamond; brother and sister in law, Michael and Mickey Nardella of Clarksburg, and sister in law and brother in law Becky and Adrian Smith of West Milford, as well as several nieces and nephews.

 In addition to his parents, Ron was preceded in death by his brother, James Diamond.

Family will receive friends at Davis Funeral Home, 124 Olen Thomas Dr., Clarksburg, on Sunday, June 26, 2022 from 12 noon until time of the Funeral Service at 4 PM with Pastor Charles “Chuck” Madaus presiding. A Graveside Service will be held at the West Virginia National Cemetery on Monday, June 27, 2022 at 11:00 AM, with military honors accorded by the Harrison County Honor Guard and the US Navy Honor Guard.
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June 26, 2022

Time: TBD to 4:00 PM
Davis Funeral Home
124 Olen Thomas Drive
Clarksburg, West Virginia 26301

Funeral Service
June 26, 2022

4:00 PM
Davis Funeral Home
124 Olen Thomas Drive
Clarksburg, West Virginia 26301

Graveside Service
June 27, 2022

11:00 AM
West Virginia National Cemetery, Grafton

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