July 16, 2013
Funeral arrangements for Hal Messersmith have been set. Messersmith, who along with his wife Kerry, helped UAB volleyball reach unprecedented levels of success the past seven years, passed away Monday evening after a courageous battle with cancer for over two years.
The service will be held Saturday morning at 11:00 at Johns-Ridout's Southside Chapel, located at 2116 University Blvd. in Birmingham. Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m.
Hal Messersmith Funeral Arrangements
Saturday, July 20, 2013
10:00 a.m. - Visitation
11:00 a.m. - Service
Johns-Ridout's Southside Chapel
2116 University Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35233
The Hal Messersmith Memorial Fund
A memorial fund has been set up in Hal Messersmith's name. Memorial contributions may be made to "The Hal Messersmith Memorial Fund" to support student athlete scholarships. To make a contribution in honor of Hal, please contact the Blazer Boosters office at (205) 996-9969. Checks made payable to "UAB Athletics--Hal Messersmith Memorial Fund" may be mailed to Blazer Boosters, Bell 205, 1720 2nd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294.