OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Carter, a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, has died of pancreatic most cancers at age 67.
Representatives of Carter’s household introduced his loss of life Sunday on his Twitter account.
“Mike lost his battle with Pancreatic Cancer late last night, surrounded by his family,” the Twitter post said. “We’ll miss him very much. We appreciate your prayers during this difficult time.”
Carter, a Republican from Ooltewah in jap Tennessee, introduced his most cancers analysis in November. He had been hospitalized with COVID-19 in August, and docs found the most cancers throughout a visit to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Carter had served within the Tennessee House since 2013. He additionally was a Hamilton County common classes choose from 1997 to 2005.
Tributes for Carter poured in on social media.
“I will miss Mike Carter who was a leader, friend and brother in Christ,” Gov. Bill Lee mentioned on Twitter.
House Speaker Cameron Sexton known as Carter “an effective and dedicated public servant. His love of service to his community and to Tennessee was surpassed only by his love for God.”
Funeral preparations have been incomplete.
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