Macon Water Authority Chairman Frank Amerson Dead at 83
Frank Amerson, the longtime chairman of the Macon Water Authority, died Friday evening.
Amerson has served as chairman since 1976.
Friends WGXA spoke to say they are stunned by the news.
We're told Amerson had been battling a long time illness. He passed away shortly after 8 p.m. Friday evening.
Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones says Amerson's death is a terrible loss for our community.
The main road at the I-75 Business Park is named for Amerson, as well as Amerson River Park, formerly known as Amerson Water Works Park. It was but one of the accolades he received in recent years. In January, he was named Citizen of the Year by the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce.
Snow's Funeral Home on Cherry Street will be handling the final arrangements.
Amerson is survived by his wife, Mary; two sons, Carl and Steve; and several grandchildren.
Frank Amerson was 83 years old.