Thomas B. Buck Jr., 91, dies

Longtime Columbus businessman Thomas Bryant Buck Jr., 91, died Tuesday morning following a lengthy illness.

The funeral for Buck, the father of retired Georgia state legislator Tom Buck III, will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in downtown Columbus. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m. at his home, 2525 Averett Drive, Columbus, GA 31906.