Hal Price Headley Jr.

Hal Price Headley Jr.

Courtesy of the Headley family

Hal Price Headley Jr. Dies at Age 80

Lexington native died Nov. 27.

Lexington native Hal Price Headley Jr., 80, died Nov. 27.

The son of the late Hal Price Headley and Genevieve Molloy Headley was born in Lexington in 1937. He graduated from Gilman School in Baltimore and the University of Kentucky, where he was a fraternity member of Kappa Alpha.

Price was a director of the Keeneland Association from 1971 to 2013 and director emeritus since 2013. He was a trustee of The Lexington School, a member of Idle Hour Country Club, the Lexington Rotary Club, and the Lexington Club.

A stockbroker with a New York Stock Exchange firm, he built and operated Poplar Grove Farm.

He is survived by his children, Hal Price Headley III (Kimberlyn), James Miller Ward Headley (Emily), and Hal Pettit Headley III, and his grandchildren, James Miller Ward Headley Jr., Samuel Harrison Headley, and Elise Hart Headley. Price will be remembered as a devoted father and grandfather to his family, as well as a loyal and good friend to many. 

Visitation will be at Milward Funeral Home on North Broadway in Lexington Dec. 3 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at First Presbyterian Church Dec. 4 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside services will be private.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to Cardinal Hill Hospital, Bluegrass Care Navigators, or the Hope Center.