Former state Rep. Roger Ishee to be buried Thursday in Gulfport - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Former state Rep. Roger Ishee to be buried Thursday in Gulfport

Roger Ishee (Photo source: Ballotpedia) Roger Ishee (Photo source: Ballotpedia)
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

Former state Rep. Roger Ishee died Sunday at the age of 85. He represented the 118th District in the Mississippi House of Representatives from 1998 to 2012.

Ishee is a native of Dushau, MS, and he served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He worked as a civilian instructor in electronics and computers for the Air Force from 1958 to 1985.

Visitation for the former state representative is Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Bradford O'Keefe Funeral Home in Gulfport.

His funeral service is Thursday at St. Matthews Evangelical Lutheran Church. It starts at 10 a.m. He will be buried at Floral Hills Memorial Garden after the service.

Ishee leaves behind his wife and two children.

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