Diamondhead Mayor Tommy Schafer has passed away from surgery complications in Louisiana.
Mayor Schafer is survived by his wife Camille and daughter Caroline.
Schafer was elected mayor of the City of Diamondhead in 2013 and he was re-elected for a second term in 2017.
Diamondhead City Manager Michael Reso said in a statement: “Tommy was committed to the betterment of all residents of Diamondhead and loved serving his community. He was a tireless advocate for the city and his dedication and leadership will be greatly missed.”