Air Force bugler Joshua Ward plays "Taps" during the life celebration service for former Town Hilton Head Island Mayor Benjamin M. Racusin on Sept. 15, 2013, at the First Presbyterian Church. Racusin, Hilton Head's first mayor, died on Aug. 11, 2013, at the age of 98. The Air Force honor guard was on hand to recognize Racusin's WWII service in the Army Air Corps.
Air Force bugler Joshua Ward plays "Taps" during the life celebration service for former Town Hilton Head Island Mayor Benjamin M. Racusin on Sept. 15, 2013, at the First Presbyterian Church. Racusin, Hilton Head's first mayor, died on Aug. 11, 2013, at the age of 98. The Air Force honor guard was on hand to recognize Racusin's WWII service in the Army Air Corps. Jay Karr
Air Force bugler Joshua Ward plays "Taps" during the life celebration service for former Town Hilton Head Island Mayor Benjamin M. Racusin on Sept. 15, 2013, at the First Presbyterian Church. Racusin, Hilton Head's first mayor, died on Aug. 11, 2013, at the age of 98. The Air Force honor guard was on hand to recognize Racusin's WWII service in the Army Air Corps. Jay Karr

Service honors Ben Racusin, Hilton Head's first mayor

September 14, 2013 08:50 PM

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