Former mayor Buck Melton, Sr. laid to rest | News
Former Macon Mayor Buck Melton, Sr. was laid to rest Saturday. Melton, 90, passed away Wednesday.
Friends and family gathered at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Macon Saturday morning to pay respects. Mayor Robert Reichert, former mayor C. Jack Ellis and other community leaders were there.
Melton was mayor from 1975 to 1979 and was credited with saving Macon's terminal station and grand opera house from destruction.
After the service, Melton was buried at Rose Hill Cemetery.