Condolences To Tom Joyner And Family
June 4, 2015 at 7:07 AM (PT)
All ACCESS extends condolences to REACH MEDIA Syndicated Morning Show host TOM JOYNER and family. His brother AL JOYNER has passed away in JACKSON, MS. He was 69 years old and had recently been hospitalized, reports the CLARION-LEDGER.
TOM JOYNER said, "My brother ALBERT was a great husband, father, and brother. We will miss him. ALBERT made all kinds of history as an assist leader in college and an owner and operator of MCDONALD's stores"
Al JOYNER owned and operated 23 MCDONALD's restaurants in the JACKSON, MS area. Among his many philanthropic activities he was also a former board member of the JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION.
JSU President CAROLYN W. MEYERS commented, "The JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY family is profoundly saddened to learn of the death of Mr. ALBERT JOYNER. We extend our deepest sympathies to the JOYNER family in this time of bereavement. We applaud his contributions to our community as the owner of a number of MCDONALD's franchises through which he provided employment and supported innumerable civic and youth organizations"
AL JOYNER is survived by his wife DANITA and his 4 children, MICHAEL, ALBERT JR., ALLISON and DANIELLE. There is no word yet on funeral arrangements.