Gov Jim Justice
Gov Jim Justice

Gov. Justice orders U.S. and State flags to be flown at half-staff on Monday, July 20, in honor of former state legislator Shirley Love

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice has issued a proclamation, ordering all United States and West Virginia flags at the Capitol Complex and all state-owned facilities in Fayette County be displayed at half-staff, from dawn to dusk on Monday, July 20, 2020, in commemoration of the distinguished life and service of former state legislator Shirley Love.

View the proclamation on the Governor’s website

A native of Oak Hill, Love represented Fayette County in the West Virginia Legislature as a Senator from 1994-2008 and later as a member of the House of Delegates from 2016-2018.

Love was also well-known as a television and radio broadcaster in West Virginia for more than 40 years.

“I grew up watching him on TV and listening to his voice,” Gov. Justice said. “I knew him very well, and I know his family.

“Cathy and I just want to pass on our thoughts and prayers to a great family and a great West Virginian that we’ve lost.”

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