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McDonald's Franchise Owner, Philanthropist and Brother of Tom Joyner, Albert Joyner passes away at the age of 69
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11406313_10153357930559805_1441770277784683985_o_zps52nmwquw.jpgJACKSON, MS - One of the nation's most successful owners of McDonald's franchise, philanthropist and brother of syndicated radio personality Tom Joyner, Albert Joyner has passed away in Jackson, Mississippi on Wednesday. He was 69.

According to source, Joyner brought his first McDonald's franchise in Mobile, Alabam and with the success of his first restaurant, he formed My Joy, Inc. and went on to own numerous franchises in Birmingham and Jackson, Mississippi. Mack Wilbourn, one of the first minority McDonald's franchises in the Southeast, as well as Joyner's mentor and friend, has said that one of his greatest accomplishments mentoring Albert Joyner.

Joyner shared his brother (Tom Joyner) passion for education and served as an active board member of the Tom Joyner Foundation.

Albert was born in Tuskegee, Alabama, he attended Tuskegee Institute High School and graduated from Tuskegee University, majoring in physical education. He was a fervent family man and is survived by his wife, Danita, and four children - Michael, Allison, Danielle and Albert Jr. He is also survived by his brother, Tom, and nephews Thomas Joyner, Jr. and Oscar Joyner.

In lieu of flowers, you can click here to be redirected to make a donation to the Al Joyner Memorial Scholarship Fund, which will benefit students at Tuskegee University, his alma mater.

The D.J's Music Site HBCU Campaign Fund sends our deepest condolences and prayers to Tom Joyner and the Joyner family during this sadden time.

 

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http://blackamericaweb.com/2015/06/03/remembering-albert-joyner/



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