The 86-year-old has served 70 years in the Wesson Volunteer Fire Department. In 2002, the fire station was named after him by the City of Wesson. Furr has also operated Furr’s Gulf for over 60 years.
Groups wishing to place floats or vehicles or march in the parade need to meet at Wesson Baptist Church by 3:30 to be lined up. Marching bands from Copiah-Lincoln Community College and Wesson Attendance Center will appear in the parade, along with cheer and dance squads from each school.
For more information, contact Wesson VFD at 601-754-0394.