Alumni

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Alumni News

Thomas Mckenzie ’48 shares, “My wife, Charlotte, and I now live at Regency Pointe in Rainbow City. It is a very nice retirement facility. I am 89 years old and glad to still be here.” Email: tommck14@bellsouth.net

 

Paul G. Haigh ’49 shares, “My life has been good except for a few falls this year. I use a walker now and have my daughter drive me around. I follow Alabama football pretty well on TV and follow the chapter activities as best I can. Congrats on your success!” Email: goldhawkpgh@hotmail.com

 

Robert Holloway ’50 says that to keep from rusting out in his old age (89) he has done some traveling the last four years to Australia, New Zealand, France, and many more. Two highlights were Normandy beach in France and St. Petersburg, Russia.

 

Judd P. Webster ’52 wants alumni to know that the central Florida alumni group meets on the first Tuesday of every month. They have a Christmas party every year as well. Email: jpwebsterllll@aol.com

 

Bill Greiner ’53 shares, “Dear Brothers, glad to hear you are doing so well. Congratulations. God Bless and Roll Tide!” Email: bama53@wi.rr.com

 

Tom Roberts ’68 retired in 2014 as the Director of Broadcasting for the Crimson Tide Sports Network. Email: tomrobertsm@gmail.com

 

  1. Kurry Wyatt, D.M.D. ’69 shares, “I have two new grandsons which brings the total grandchildren to five. My son, Nathan, is a practicing neurologist and my daughter, Rachel, teaches AP Physics and AP Calculus. I am enjoying retirement and doing a lot of traveling.” Email: kpwyatt2003@aol.com

 

Quentin Brown Jr. ’69 shares that since his retirement from the bench in 2001, he has been involved with Brown Mediations, a business which handles a wide variety of mediations involving legal cases and business controversies. He also enjoyed his involvement with the Iota Iota Chapter of Sigma Chi, and the planning and building of our new house. In the last few years he has been proud to be associated with efforts which resulted in Brother Dag Rowe ’69 from Huntsville being raised to the status of Significant Sig. They were also successful in obtaining this special award for Dr. Doug Loyal and most recently, Dr. Will Ferniany ’73, the President of the UAB Medical Center. Email: qb@brownmediations.com

 

Terry K. Lamar ’70 was thrilled to see 15 members of his 1967 pledge class. They enjoyed a 50-year reunion in October 2017. “New house is fantastic!” Email: tklamar47@gmail.com

 

David A. London ’70 shares, “I have just completed 10 years of retirement after a 30-year career in real estate. My wife, Jenny, and I spend about half of our time at our home on Saint Simons Island. We enjoy the beach and island lifestyle. I also enjoy sailing and am very active in racing our boat with the local sailing club.” Email: davidlondon@bellsouth.net

 

Michael Ferniany ’65 shares, “I am acting, writing, and directing in Los Angeles, Calif. I appeared in Gwen Stefani’s first ever live video at the 2016 Grammy Awards.” Email: mferniany@hotmail.com

 

Steven Shockley ’71 shares, “I’m busy playing golf five days a week, Roll Tide!” Email: bamarahrah71@gmail.com

 

John Y. Christopher, Jr. ’72 and his wife, B.J. moved to Fairhope, Ala. in 2015. John is now doing international consulting. E-mail: jychristopher@gmail.com

 

Loring S. Jones III ’ 75 says, “I became a grandfather for the first time in 2016. I completed my 10th African safari a few years back. My son, Loring Jones IV, Furman ’07, has recently been promoted to the rank of Major in the USAF.” Email: L3@jalaw.net

 

Mr. Marl Cummings III ’75 shares, “I’m active in commercial real estate, brokerage, development, leasing and management. I am a member of the local Sigma Chi alumni chapter and was appointed to a housing board (CHI). Email: marl@cummingsassoc.com

 

Jack M. Sammons, Sr. ’77 shares, “I am the long time General Chairman of the FedEx St. Jude Classic PGA Tour gold tournament in Memphis, held annually in June. I would like to invite alumni and active brothers to attend as my guest.” Email: jack@jacksammons.com

 

Douglas A. Woodman ’82 shares, “Ann and I still live in College Park and are adjusting to the sometimes-empty nest. Our oldest son, Joey, lives nearby and works for golfnow.com. After a successful three years at Ole Miss, our other son, J.B., was drafted in the 2nd round of the 2016 MLB Draft by the Toronto Blue Jays. He currently plays CF for the Palm Beach Cardinals, a minor league team for the St. Louis Cardinals. Email: doug.woodman@iberiabank.com

 

William G. Brooks ’84 shares, “I am excited to now have my son, Lee Brooks ’18, as my brother at Iota Iota. I was also honored to be project director on the nation’s largest new airport terminal design at Orlando International. This $1.8B program opens in summer 2020.” Email: curenf1now@gmail.com

 

David White ’86 shares, “My wife, Kristi, and I built a new house in 2016 in the historic district of Tuscaloosa. She is a tenured professor at Alabama in the nutrition Department and I am running my company, GrassRoots Lawn Care, going on 20 years.” Email davidwhite9326@gmail.com

 

Bryan Finison ’96 and his wife, Lee, welcomed their fourth child, Elizabeth Starling Finison, in January 2014.

 

James A. Hurt III, M.D. ’03 took a job back home at The University of Mississippi Medical Center as an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. He specializes in minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder and knee. His wife, Christin, opened a dermatology practice in Clinton, Miss. They are the proud parents of four children, James, Luke, Mary Harper and Abigail. Email: jhurtiii@gmail.com.

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"My hope is by contributing to the campaign, future Sigma Chis will have the same positive experiences I had and take away the same fond memories with their new house. It’s very rewarding to continue the amazing friendships you make and to stay in touch after all these years."
‐ Jim Seaver ’69

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