Loachapoka mourns death of mayor

A beloved mayor in East Alabama loses his battle with cancer.  Loachapoka Mayor Larry Justice passed away Tuesday morning.

Justice had been mayor since 1995, he served until a few months ago when he was diagnosed with brain cancer.

Interim Mayor Liz Jennings will serve in the position until the municipal election in August.

Justice's funeral will be at Loachapoka Methodist Church Thursday at 11:00 a.m.