Sen. Burr Statement on the Passing of Former Rep. Howard Coble

WASHINGTON – Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) made the following statement on the passing of former Representative Howard Coble (NC-6):

“Howard Coble was a friend, colleague and a mentor. He was a true statesman and represented his constituents with passion and effectiveness. Howard will be missed but never forgotten by all who called him friend. It’s a sad day for North Carolina but it is a joyous occasion that Howard is once again with his parents he loved so much.”