Services Held for Former Toccoa Mayor Sam Elrod, Jr.

A former Toccoa politician and businessman is laid to rest.

Sam Jerome Elrod, Jr. died Monday and funeral services were held Thursday.

Elrod, Jr. once served as Mayor of Toccoa.

He also served several years on the GeorgiaMountain and Planning Commission and was owner of Toccoa Motors.

Sam Jerome Elrod, Jr. was 87 years old.