Aragon city council member and acting mayor Curtis Burrus, 59, passed away suddenly Thursday night.

According to the city, no funeral services are expected to be held.Following the death of Mayor Brenda Gazaway in June, Burrus served as acting mayor after serving for 8 years on the council, first voted on the council to serve in the November 2007 election.

Burrus was running to retain the seat of Mayor in November’s special election.

The city also announced that it will close on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2016 as a day of remembrance for Burrus.