MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED STARTING APRIL 25 THROUGH MAY 18 TO PREPARE FOR THE 47TH ANNUAL INDUCTION BANQUET WEEKEND MAY 15-16.
Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Saturday & Sunday
$4 Senior Citizens (60 and over)
Groups of 10 or more get $1 off each admission.
Roy Haynes "Monk" Gafford, Jr.
Class of 1985
Born: 10/1/1920 Died: Deceased Birthplace: Fort Deposit, AL
Roy Haynes Gafford, Jr. was born October 1, 1920, in Fort Deposit, Alabama. "Monk" was a three-year regular as an Auburn halfback and received All-American honors in 1942 when he was also named the Southeastern Conference most valuable back. For his efforts on an Army championship team in 1945 in Europe, General Patton called him the "best back he'd ever see". After the war Gafford played pro football one year for the Miami Seahawks and two for the Brooklyn Dodger's Football Organization. He is deceased.