The Fort Worth suburb of Watauga is asking for prayers for the family of a city council member.
Councilman Hal Gerhardt died unexpectedly over the weekend. He was 77 years old.
Gerhardt was elected to the city council three years ago after a career as a union representative. He was also a United States Air Force veteran.
“His upbeat personality and zest for life was contagious and will be greatly missed,” the city of Watauga said on its Facebook page.