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William C. Diehl
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Birth: Oct. 2, 1930
Death: May 26, 2009

WILLIAM C. DIEHL 78, died on Tuesday, May 26, 2009. Bill was a Senior Customer Service Agent for Delta Airlines for 37 years before he retired. He was very active in the Delta Pro Team which promoted the airline. Bill was a former scout leader and loved working with young people. He went to work as a bass player for Curly Williams and the Georgia Peach Pickers after graduating from Tech High School in 1949. The western swing band made appearances in the South including The Grand Ole Opry and Louisiana Hayride and recorded with Capital Records. After playing with Curly, Bill joined the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Betty M. Diehl, son, William Alan Diehl and daughter, Christy Atkinson, and grandchildren, Stacey and Garrett Atkinson. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 29 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. with funeral services beginning at 2:30 p.m. Interment to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to Asbury UMC or Church Health Center. Memorial Park Funeral Home (Published in The Commercial Appeal 5/27/2009)

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Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Carole McCaig
Record added: May 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37563097
William C. Diehl
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-Anonymous
 Added: Feb. 16, 2014
Memphis Tech High School Class of 1949
- Linda Wayman
 Added: Dec. 24, 2012

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