Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. at Sparkman-Hillcrest Northwest Highway Chapel in Dallas for former Texas A&M System regent Ford D. Albritton Jr., who, along with his wife, donated the landmark bell tower on Old Main Drive on the College Station campus.

Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Online condolences may be made at

Albritton died Sunday at the age of 93. He was an A&M graduate, class of 1943, and served terms as president of both the Association of Former Students and the Texas A&M Research Foundation.

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