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Services announced for Buck Melton Sr.

Buck Melton Jr. says his father, former Macon Mayor Buck Melton Sr., has passed away Wednesday night following a "lengthy illness." Melton Sr. served as mayor from 1975-79. He also served in various civic and community roles from the 1950s to the early 2000s, including time as city attorney in the 1960s. He is also a founding member of the law firm Sell and Melton. In 1982, he ran for governor of Georgia. Buck Melton Sr. was 90 years old.

Visitation is 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Hart's Mortuary and Crematory at the Cupola, 6324 Peake Road. The funeral is 11:30 a.m., Saturday at St. Paul Episcopal Church, 753 College St., Macon, with the burial following at Rose Hill Cemetery.


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