Thrasher owned a car wash on the corner lot, and after he passed away, his family followed through on his wishes that the town, at some point, get the property.
The lot has been paved for parking, has a picnic table, a sign and is now landscaped for public use after it was purchased by the town in late 2013.
The Thrasher family contributed $9,000 to the purchase price with the idea that there would be some recognition of Buster Thrasher’s service in the military and to the community.
Last year, the town established a monument and decided to erect a flagpole on the property.
The family unveiled the monument and Buster Thrasher’s son Hunter officially raised an…