OBITUARY

Hugh Francis Diver

April 13, 1940December 5, 2018
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Hugh Francis Diver, age 78, of Nashville TN passed away peacefully on December 5, 2018. He was born in Chicago, IL on April 13, 1940. He is preceded in death by parents Hugh Joseph and Ann Moody Diver; and sister Carol Ann Diver. Hugh is survived by his devoted wife of 54 years Carol Jean; children John Diver, Hugh Diver (Lynne), Kevin Diver (Millie), and Colleen Thomas; and grandchildren Sean, Tommy, Isabella, Murphy, Kylan, and Taylor. He is also survived by sister Dorothy Ormond (and the late John), brother Robert (Sharon), brother Richard (Joyce), and many nieces and nephews. Hugh attended Saint Gabriel Elementary School and De La Salle High School in Chicago. He was a member of the 101st Airborne in Fort Cambell, Kentucky. Hugh retired from IBM in 1991 after 30 years of service, and the USPS after 10 years. Our heartfelt thanks to the wonderful nurses and staff on 3 West at Sarah Cannon Cancer Center, and Alive Hospice on Patterson Street. Visitation will be December 7 from 4:00 - 7:00 PM at Marshall-Donnelly-Combs Funeral Home. The funeral mass will be on December 8 at 11:00 AM at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with celebrant Fr. Titus Augustine. In lieu of flowers, we ask for donations in Hugh’s name to Alive Hospice.

  • FAMILY

  • Hugh Joseph and Ann Moody Diver, Parents
  • Carol Ann Diver, Sister
  • Carol Jean Diver, Wife
  • John Diver, Son
  • Hugh (Lynne) Diver, Son
  • Kevin (Millie) Diver, Son
  • Colleen Thomas, Daughter
  • also survived by: grandchildren Sean, Tommy, Isabella, Murphy, Kylan, and Taylor. He is also survived by sister Dorothy Ormond (and the late John), brother Robert (Sharon), brother Richard (Joyce), and many nieces and nephews.
  • DONATIONS

  • In lieu of flowers, we ask for donations in Hugh’s name to Alive Hospice.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, December 7, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 8, 2018
REMEMBERING

Hugh Francis Diver

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Meg Hildebrand Brooks

December 7, 2018

Dear Diver Family,
I’m so very sorry about Hugh’s passing. I know he will be truly missed by so many. His love for his family and life was so real. I have known your family for so long, and wish I could be there to both comfort and celebrate his life with you. May you keep all the wonderful memories of him close in your heart. Much love to you.

Meg

Nancy and Jim Langdon

December 7, 2018

Jim and I send our love and prayers.
We have great memories of the Divers when they were students at Father Ryan,

Peter Guile

December 7, 2018

Hugh:

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time of sorrow.

We wish we could have attended the visitation or the funeral, but schedules were such that we could not make it to either one.

Best regards,
Pete & Sandy Guile

Carroll McMahan

December 7, 2018

Dear Carol and Family,
Please accept our most sincere condolences. Michelle and I were saddened to hear of Hugh's passing and wish we could be with you for the services.. We have so many wonderful memories from the days when were all parishioners at St. Ignatius of Antioch. We pray for the repose of his soul and for you and your family to find solace in the lifetime of wonderful memories. You are in our prayers.

Sylvia Resha

December 7, 2018

Carol and Family,

I am so sorry for your loss. My love, prayers, and sympathy are offered to you all. I am so sorry I cannot be present with you in person to celebrate his life. I am with you in spirit.
May he rest in peace.

Jim and Bunny Butler

December 7, 2018

We are so sorry you lost your brother
May you be find peace with loving memories of him

Kelley Elliott

December 6, 2018

Sending comfort to all the family. I hope it comforts you to know that your grief is shared by all of us who knew Mr Diver. He was a wonderful, humorous, committed, devoted to family man and he will be sorely missed.

I am deeply and sincerely sorry for the loss.

Kelley

jack BRONKE

December 6, 2018

sorry to hear about your brother rich condolences to you and family godspeed

Peter Benda

December 6, 2018

Hugh was a good and faithful colleague to me in the mid-1970s when I was earning my stripes as an IBM salesman. He pulled no punches but was conscientious and always ready to help this 33 year old rookie. I can only imagine how much he has always meant to family and friends. Rest in peace, Hugh.

Joe Kinnerk sr.

December 6, 2018

Sorry to hear about your loss may he Rest In Peace.