Although deleting a volume and all its associated data may seem a bit ominous, it isn't if you've been diligent about creating snapshots. The data is what's important, so keeping reliable snapshots in Remote Object Store is the key.
When a volume is deleted, any references to that volume will also be deleted, including any servers that have been configured to attach that particular volume at launch time. As a precautionary step you should also check to see which servers are referencing the volume.
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