Dr. Harold E. "Hal" Guinyard passed away on Thursday, May 1, 2014. He will be remembered for the number of people he helped including students and adults. He began his career with Miami-Dade County Public Schools in 1957. Early in his career he taught fourth grade at Douglas Elementary School, and physics, chemistry, and biology at North Dade Junior-Senior High School. He proudly served as assistant principal at Miami Norland (1968-69) and principal at both Miami Northwestern (1969-73) and Miami Central High Schools (1978-83). He also served as a region administrator until his retirement in 1995.
A proud alumnus of Bethune-Cookman University, was a devoted member of the Baha'i Faith, and a loyal member of the 100 Black Men of South Florida, Rotary Club of Hialeah/Miami Springs, and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.
Visitation and funeral services will be held at New Birth Baptist Church, 2300 NW 135th Street in Miami. Visitation: Friday, May 9, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm. Funeral Service: Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 11am. Burial will be held at Hollywood Memorial Gardens North Cemetery. Royal Funeral Home will be direct the funeral. Their address is 17475 NW 27th Avenue, Miami 33056,
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Dr. Harold Guinyard's name to:
640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3099
100 Black Men of South Florida, Inc.
c/o Steven Henriquez, Treasurer
5825 Sunset Drive #201
South Miami, FL 33143
c/o Hialeah/Miami Springs Rotary
P.O. Box 1635
Hialeah, FL 33011-1635