Daniel Henry Diehl, 63, died December 4th. Born October 27, 1954, in Killeen, TX to Ralph and Genevieve Diehl, Dan grew up in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and West Virginia and lived most of his adult life in Woodbridge, VA. Dan was a talented musician, playing saxophone in Beckley, WV in the band Natural High. Dan was an avid reader and loving father and grandfather. He retired from Verizon after 19 years as a cable splicer. He is preceded in death by his life partner, Jenna Davis, and his parents. Dan is survived by his son Joseph Davis-Diehl, Joseph's wife Jaline, and Dan's grandson, Jack. Dan is also survived by his brother Jeff, Jeff's wife Donna, his brother Nic, Nic's wife Layne, his sister Sally Parsons, Sally's husband Ernie and seven nieces and nephews who loved him very much. A celebration of his life was held on December 15th at 3 pm at Colony Club in Washington, DC. Donations to the Capital Area Food Bank are encouraged in lieu of flowers.
Published on December 14, 2017