Former Jackson Mayor and Metro Area Attorney Dale Danks passed away on Wednesday afternoon at the age of 81 due to complications from a stroke according to WLBT.
Danks served as Jackson Mayor from 1977 to 1989 and oversaw the transition of Jackson’s form of government from a Mayor-Commission form of government to a Mayor-Council form.
Danks would go on to serve as a municipal court judge in the City of Madison. Danks was known as a tremendous orator and found great success in his practice of law.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.