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Diesmond T. Ziarrkin

December 14, 1952 ~ April 2, 2024 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Diesmond Ziarrkin Obituary

Diesmond T. Ziarrkin (Milton L. Cooper), born on December 14, 1952, in Coco Beach, Florida, passed away on April 1, 2024, in Jacksonville, Florida. He was known for being kind and caring, leaving a lasting impact on those around him.

Diesmond attended Ribault High School and later pursued higher education at Edward Waters College. He dedicated 12 years to the family business, Bob's Barbeque, before venturing into brick and mortar, landscaping, and demolition.

A man of faith, Diesmond worshipped at the Church of God in Christ. His hobbies included landscaping, cultivating banana trees and lilies, as well as serving as a minister and mentor in the community.

Diesmond Ziarrkin is survived by his wife of forty-nine years, Eula M. Zarki; children, Shaun Zarki and James Zarki; siblings, Gwendolyn Valentine, Roberta Carter, Anthony Cooper, and Andre Cooper; in-laws, Ernest Robinson, James Robinson, JoAnn Barkley, and Cynthia Robinson; special names, Mr. Ricky, Mr. Taylor, and Mr. Tilman; along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Elizabeth Cooper, and brothers, Robert Cooper, Jr., Larry Cooper, and Gary Cooper.

Diesmond's legacy of compassion and service will be cherished by all who knew him.

Sarah L. Carter's Funeral Home Southside is serving the Family.

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April 5, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Southside Chapel of Sarah L. Carter's
2212 Emerson Street
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Chapel Service
April 6, 2024

11:00 AM
Mary Rose Chapel
2212 Emerson Street
Jacksonville, FL 32207


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