Hal Gripon 'Tiger' Tierney

Born  March 14, 1932
Hired  May 27, 1954
Retired  March 31, 1990
Passed away  May 23, 2016

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Hal Gripon 'Tiger' Tierney, 84, of Silsbee, died Monday, May 23, 2016. He was born on March 14, 1932, in Beaumont, to Mary Gripon Tierney and John Taylor Tierney.

Hal graduated from Beaumont High School in 1950. He then went on to serve in the United States Army and was discharged as a Korean War veteran. After being discharged, he attended Lamar State College. Hal was employed at Gulf States Utilities in the accounting department for 33 years. He was an active member of the Silsbee Evening Lions Club, National Association of Accountants, and a member of the First Baptist Church of Silsbee. Hal s hobbies included square dancing, singing karaoke, reading, and spending time outdoors.

Survivors include the mother of his children, Barbara L. Tierney of Beaumont; daughters, Kathleen L. Hardt and her husband, Steve, of Beaumont and Sharon A. Meads and her husband, Kevin, of Orange; grandchildren, Wyatt E. Hardt of Beaumont; and Ethan D. Meads and MaKenna L. Meads, both of Orange; and nieces and nephew, Kathleen O'Tierney of Bastrop; and Lynn and Brad Tierney of Longmont, Colorado.

A gathering of Mr. Tierney's family and friends will begin at 10:00 a.m. with a memorial service to follow at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 11, 2016, at Meeker Baptist Church, 575 North Meeker Road, Beaumont. A family committal was held at Broussard's Crematorium under the direction of Broussard's, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staffs at Beaumont Health Care Center and Harbor Hospice for the care of their father.

Click Here For the obituary at the Broussard's Mortuary site.