Funeral services are schedule Friday morning for former Amite Mayor Buddy Bel who died Sunday. The 74-year-old Amite native had just started the final year of his second term in office as Mayor at the time of his death. Visitation is scheduled Friday, Jan. 17, from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Amite. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. at the church. McKneely Funeral Home in Amite is in charge of arrangements. Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller requested that all flags be lowered this week in memory of Bel.