A bronze bust of Jerry O’Keefe produced by sculptor Pete Shumpert of Eupora was unveiled July 12 in Biloxi. O’Keefe was a U.S. Marine Corps fighter pilot ace in World War II. Born July 12, 1923, in Biloxi, O’Keefe has served in the state Legislature and as mayor of Biloxi.
(Below) The O’Keefe bronze is flanked by Francisco Gonzalez and O’Keefe at his 90th birthday celebration and unveiling ceremony.
(Below) A close-up of the bronze bust of O’Keefe