Mr. Harold “Hal” Taylor White Jr. of Jackson, died Thurs., March 28, 2013 from complications associated with an aneurism.
Hal was born on March 13, 1949 in Hattiesburg and spent his childhood in Stone County. After graduating from Booneville High School in 1967, Hal attended The Northeast Mississippi Community College on a football scholarship where he received a degree in Hospitality Management. Hal also attended his beloved Mississippi State University. Hal met and married his soul-mate, Ann Getwan, on July 17, 1988 and they spent the next 25 years together building family and community.
Hal, along with his middle brother, Malcolm, opened and operated historic Hal & Mal’s, a downtown Jackson institution, in 1985.
His devoted and gracious wife, Ann; his brothers, Malcolm and Brad; his daughters, Brandi Lee and Erica White; his son, Taylor; son-in-law P.J. Lee; and his grandchildren, Cameron White, Cailyne White and Rivers Lee, survive him.
Services were held Mon., April 1 at St. Richard’s Catholic Church in Jackson.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the Harold T. White memorial scholarship fund at Hinds Community College and/or St. Richard’s Catholic church of which he was a faithful member.
Sebrell Funeral Home in Ridgeland was in charge of arrangements.