ELGIN — Charles “Buster” Sexton, the former mayor of Huntsville, was laid to rest in a private internment service at a family cemetery here Friday morning.
Sexton, a familiar figure in the Town of Huntsville for many years, died at Big South Fork Medical Center in Oneida on Wednesday, Nov. 22. He was 85.
An unlikely politician, Sexton nonetheless served in elected public office within the town for many years, both in the role of mayor and alderman.
Prior to his time in office, Sexton served in the U.S. Army. During a lifetime of public service in Huntsville, he was a member of the Huntsville Fire Department.To continue reading, please subscribe to the Independent Herald. If you are already a subscriber, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the name and address to which your newspaper is mailed to receive login credentials. If you are a subscriber who is logged in and believe you are seeing this message in error, please email email@example.com or call 423-569-6343.
The complete story can be found in the November 30, 2017 print edition of the Independent Herald.