Former Garden City Mayor Jimmy DeLoach laid to rest Monday

Former Garden City Mayor Jimmy DeLoach laid to rest Monday

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Former Garden City Mayor, Jimmy DeLoach, was laid to rest on Monday.

The former Chatham County commissioner died last week at the age of 86. His son, current Mayor of Savannah, Eddie DeLoach, tells us it was an amazing service and it was what his dad would have wanted.

"It was just amazing the people that turned out and came to this, from everywhere, and just a tidbit here and a tidbit from each and every one of them, talking about what he did or how he did this, or how he affected their lives and all, it's just a wonderful time to be the son of Jimmy DeLoach," the mayor said.

A visitation was held before the service Monday morning at the First Baptist Church of Garden City. An interment with Masonic and Military Honors took place Monday afternoon in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Savannah.

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