Chuck Risinger, the Mayor of Mexico Beach died Saturday night from an apparent heart attack.
The 62-year-old mayor was elected in April 2005 after serving on the city council, as well as the planning and zoning board.
Risinger retired to Mexico Beach with his wife Connie after a career in the Air Force.
He's survived by his wife, son and daughter.
The funeral is scheduled for Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Lady of Guadalupe church in Mexico Beach.