|Jonathan Michael "Johnny" Diamond|
|Birth: ||Aug. 14, 1980|
South Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Nov. 14, 2011|
South Carolina, USA
R.I.P. Johnny Diamond
The scene mourns loss of longtime manager and supporter
Posted by T. Ballard Lesemann on Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 5:52 AM
Many in the music community where shocked this week to hear about the passing of manager and promoter Jonathan "Johnny" Diamond, a Charleston native who worked with bands and studios over the last 10 years. Diamond died on Nov. 14. He was 31.
Diamond most recently worked with record label and management company New Tone and as a band manager and local rock trio HeyRocco. Diamond also recently managed local band Crowfield and served as en executive with Ten Star Records alongside Atlanta-based studio producer Rick Beato.
Friends and family members have posted comments about Diamond on the wall of his Facebook page.
According to McAlister-Smith funeral home, a downtown funeral service for Diamond is set for 3 p.m. on Sun. Nov. 20 at St. Luke's Chapel (181 Ashley Avenue, at MUSC)
Jonathan Diamond HANAHAN - Our beloved son, Jonathan Michael Diamond, joined the management staff of the Heavenly Bond on Monday, November 14, 2011. Born in Charleston, he was the son of Michael Diamond and Margaret Pamela Martin. He was the owner and operator of Newtone Management and a waiter at Tristan's Downtown. Surviving Johnny are his mother Pamela Diamond and finace'Cliff Inabnett; father, Michael Diamond and wife Gene Sowards Diamond; brother, Jason Diamond and his finacee' Heather lark of Hanahan; girlfriend, Alexis Gist; four step-sisters, Becca Swords, of Goose Creek, Kelly Ahrens and husband Brandon, of Summerville, Krissy Underwood and husband Mason of Goose Creek, and Jennifer Ford and husband David of Ladson. He is also survived by an uncle, Warren Martin of Greenville; three aunts, Elisa Whitmire and husband Tim of Fountain Inn, Lynn Diamond and Husband John Etheridge of Marietta, GA and Mary Ward of Smyrna, GA, along with grandparents, John and Jeanell Diamond of Sandersville Ga; cousins, Tracy Morgan and Cindi Martin of Orange County California, Christie and Kari Ward of Atlanta, Ga, Suzan Kleckley of Charleston, SC, Leigh Martin Stringer of Lyman, SC; Jeremy Martin and Jacob Whitmire of Fountain Inn,SC; His best friends Kenny Skipper, Eric Bass, Mark Bryan of Hootie and the Blowfish, Christina Corsino, Reid Hunter, Esq',The Crowfield Band and Heyrocco band. And in memory of those loved ones who have gone before, Maternal Grandparents Ernest Henry and Notre Dame Martin, Uncle Dick and Uncle Doc Martin. A memorial service will be held at St. Luke's Chapel 181 Ashley Avenue Charleston, SC on Novemeber 20, 2011 at 3 PM. A reception will be held at the Music Farm after the service. Details will be posted on Jonathan Diamond's Facebook page. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Victory Christian Church, 521 Goose Creek Blvd., Goose Creek, SC 29445 or the Johnny Diamond Memorial Fund at any Suntrust Bank. Arrangements by McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, GOOSE CREEK CHAPEL.
Published in Charleston Post & Courier on November 18, 2011
Created by: Sue Engelhardt Snodgrass
Record added: Nov 16, 2011
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