Funeral set for retired Bibb chairman Larry Justice

The funeral for former Bibb County Commission Chairman Larry Justice will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Mikado Baptist Church at 6751 Houston Road.

The Revs. Ed Chambless and Rusty Smith will officiate. The honor guard of the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office and the Macon-Bibb County Fire Department will also honor Justice, County Commissioner Joe Allen said.

Burial will follow at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

The family will greet friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Hart’s at the Cupola at 6324 Peake Road.

Justice died Tuesday at age 74 after a battle with cancer.

In addition to serving the better part of three decades on the Bibb County Commission, Justice also held positions on many local boards.

According to his obituary, Justice was most proud of his roles working with the 21st Century Partnership, NewTown Macon, the Bibb County Roads Program Executive Committee and the Board of Governors for the Mercer University School of Medicine.