The text reads:
In Memory Of Lloyd "Bus" EdringtonAbove the market is a weather vane in the form of a plane. It points into the wind, which spins the propeller.
Lloyd Edrington started his aviation career flying Curtiss Jennies. As a test pilot for the United States Navy, he flew F4U Corsairs. Edrington later became a flight instructor at Jasper County Airport. Bus, as he was known by his friends, was President of the Farm Bureau and active in the Rotary club
He was known by Many
Loved And Respected by All
Erected by EAA Chapter 828
If you would like to see what it looks like in action, here is a short youtube video.
The renovation of the runway was completed in mid November. When the the photo below, showing a plane about to land on the new runway, was taken on Nov 21, the construction trailer was gone.