David R. Diamond
David R. Diamond, 71, of Springfield died on February 26, 2016 at his home. He was born January 28, 1945 in Litchfield, IL to Lenos and Lucille Saathoff Diamond. He married Jean Akins on January 16, 1999 and she survives.
He is also survived by three children, Kimberly Treadway, Danylle Kunkel-Mecham and Amy Lawson; five grandchildren, Maddison, Reese, Jolene, Elise, and Isaac; two sisters, Ranae Schuck and Karma Wriede; one niece, two nephews and several cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents.
David was a U.S. Navy Veteran. He was a very active member of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul and the DAV. He enjoyed construction and woodworking and was an active grandfather. He retired from the State of Illinois, Department of Rehabilitation.
Private services will be held. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery.