State Rep. Harry Geisinger passed away May 1 at the age of 82.

According to Dunwoody Councilman John Heneghan, Geisinger introduced the first bill for the creation of the City of Dunwoody.

“He was an innovative and tenacious legislator who will be deeply missed under the gold dome,” Heneghan writes in his blog.

Visitation will be held Friday May 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Northside Chapel, which is located at 12050 Crabapple Road in Roswell. The funeral will also be Northside Chapel on Saturday, May 9 at 2 p.m.