Harley-Davidson of Macon founder passes away at 98 years old

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The founder of Harley-Davidson of Macon passed away this weekend.

According to the Motorcycle shop’s Facebook page, Grover Sassaman died peacefully Saturday afternoon at the age of 98.

Courtesy: Harley-Davidson of Macon Facebook

The post went on to say that Sassaman was a decorated WWII veteran. He was the dealer of Harley-Davidson of Macon for 40 years before handing over the reins over to his son.

According to Harley-Davidson of Macon, a memorial service for Sassaman will be held Tuesday, February 4th, at Snow’s Memorial Chapel on Cherry Street in Macon. Visitation hours start at 2 p.m., the service begins at 3 p.m. followed by a burial at Riverside Cemetery.

Harley-Davidson of Macon will close at noon on Tuesday and will re-open Wednesday at 9 a.m.

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