Kenneth Richard Diaz, Sr.
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Citadel Football Association Schlorship Fund
    520 Folly Road, Ste. P-376
    Charleston, SC 29412

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Get ready Ken, Hank is coming to see you. Try to stay out of trouble. I will love you always, Carmen

Posted by: A friend   Mar 16, 2014

Jeanne and I were very sad to hear about Kenny. We wish to express our condolences to your loss. Kenny and I had great times together. I remember when we went fishing together in Costa Rica.
God Bleas.
Bob and Jeanne Motley

Posted by: A friend   Dec 19, 2012

ken was a member of the perfect class, the citadel class of 1969. i knew him there and admired him and enjoyed his friendship during a meaningful time in our lives. he will be missed by all of his classmates and we will remember him fondly. our prayers and condolences to all of you.

Posted by: gregory olney - clearwater, FL - classmate   Dec 03, 2012

The Family,

I was really sadden to hear about Ken's passing. He was really one of the most talented players on our team. He played with heart and a lot of passion. My senior year I was not able play and Ken and I helped coach the freshman team under Coach Chal Port. We had a pretty decent quarterback on that team named John Rosa. I will always have fond memories of Ken. Please accept our condolences.

Posted by: Richard G. Everett '70 - Greenville, NC - Classmate   Dec 03, 2012

Hello Carmen and family. I was a year younger than Ken and we played football together at The Citadel. Ken was an outstanding leader and player but my memories of him him went much further than that. As an underclassmen at The Citadel, life was tough on and off the field. Ken was so GREAT to me my Freshmen and Sophmore years as he always gave me encouragement not to give up and to not let the "system" get to

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Posted by: Gay Mayfield - Savannah, GA - Citadel friend and football team   Dec 03, 2012

Carmen, I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. Ken was a wonderful man and you had many wonderful years together. My heart goes out to you and Kenny and Brooke and family. I send you hugs and prayers.

Posted by: Eileen & Emil Bracone - Marietta, GA   Dec 02, 2012

May God welcome Ken into his eternal Kingdom...Ken was a fine man, a man of honor and we are all better for having been in his company. God bless you classmate.

Posted by: Rick WIETERS - Charleston, SC   Dec 01, 2012

Dear Carmen, Ken, Brooke and Lynn,
I am so saddened by the loss of Kenny. When I last saw him at my niece's wedding, I thought we had many years ahead to plan to see each other again. How sad that we go through life thinking we have time to reconnect with family and friends. Time and everyday life obligations get in the way of good intentions. I have many fond memories of Kenny from our home leave trips and also

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Posted by: Marsha Diaz - Alexandria, VA - Cousin   Dec 01, 2012

John and I were heartbroken when we heard the news. We have all here at The Citadel suffered a great loss!
Ken's smile would always light
up the room he was in....when
Ken smiled you couldn't keep
from smiling with him!
He will be truly missed but will remain in our hearts always!
Carmen our love and prayers
are with you and your family!

Posted by: John and Donna Rosa - Charleston, SC   Dec 01, 2012

Carmen,Kenny and Brooke, words can not begin to tell ya'll how sad i am about the passing of Ken. I did not play football but he treated me like i did. He was a great friend and matter what kind of day i was having, just seeing and being aroud him, made it all good. I will miss him very much.

Posted by: Hank Walker - Charleston, SC   Nov 30, 2012