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City of Apalachicola announces passing of Mayor Kevin Begos

He was 63 years old
Posted at 12:33 PM, Jun 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-22 15:20:49-04

APALACHICOLA, Fla. (WTXL) — The City of Apalachicola announced the passing of Mayor Kevin Begos in a Facebook post and on their website Saturday morning. He was 63 years old.

"It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Mayor Kevin Begos early this morning," the post said. "Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers."

No official cause of death has been announced yet.

On May 9, 2021, Mayor Begos posted to his Facebook page announcing that he had a "serious infection that has taken a hold of [his] aortic heart valve."

Kevin Begos had been mayor of Apalachicola since 2019.

Services for Mayor Begos will be held at Chapman Auditorium at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 27.

There will be an opportunity for anyone who would like to speak for two minutes per person.

Food will be provided by the Chamber of Commerce.