Congressman Marsha Blackburn’s father passes away

Congressman Marsha Blackburn's father passes away (Image 1)
Congressman Marsha Blackburn's father passes away (Image 1)

Congressman Marsha Blackburn's father passed away Wednesday morning at the age of 87.

The news of her father's death, Hilman Wedgeworth, was first posted on her Facebook page.

According to an online obituary, Wedgeworth severed in the Army during World War II. He was also retired from Armco Steel/National Supply Company where he worked in sales and management.

Wedgeworth's funeral will be held at the Memory Chapel Funeral Home in his hometown of Laurel, Mississippi Saturday.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, two daughters, son, grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

All town halls, constituent meetings and other district events have been canceled throughout the weekend.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s