West Virginia Senator Robert Byrd died at 3:00 AM on Monday June 28th 2010 at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Virginia. Senator Byrd was the longest serving Senator in the United States Senate.
Senator Byrd may have been the last Statesman in The United States Senate. As Funeral Plans are made and Funeral Video available Your Funeral Guy will Keep you posted
There is no cause of Death at this time. No Funeral or memorial service plans have been made public.
Byrd was a close friend of the Lte Senator Ted Kennedy.
Snippet from the Washington Post:
Robert C. Byrd, , a conservative West Virginia Democrat who became the longest-serving member of Congress in history and used his masterful knowledge of the institution to shape the federal budget, protect the procedural rules of the Senate and, above all else, tend to the interests of his state, died at 3 a.m. Monday at Inova Fairfax Hospital, his office said.
Mr. Byrd had been hospitalized last week with what was thought to be heat exhaustion, but more serious issues were discovered, aides said Sunday. No formal cause of death was given.
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