TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - The Tuscaloosa community is mourning the life of well-known businessman and philanthropist Jack Warner. Warner died Saturday at the age of 99.
Warner served for years as CEO and President of Gulf States Paper Company. He also collected one of the most notable privately held collections of American art in the world.
There are numerous locations in Tuscaloosa that bear his or his family's name, including Jack Warner Parkway and the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum.
Following Warner's death, University of Alabama President Stuart R. Bell issued this statement: