South Carolina Representative Ronnie Young dies at 71
Sunday, May 19, 2019
AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT)--The South Carolina Republican party issued a statement on the death of Rep. Ronnie Young.
Chairman Drew McKissick wrote,
AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT)— South Carolina Representative Ronnie Young died Sunday morning, according to local reports.
Rep. Young, who represented District 84, just received the state’s highest honor, Order of the Palmetto. The 71-year-old lawmaker was battling cancer and had been in hospice care.
The South Carolina House GOP tweeted its condolences writing, “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we hear about Rep. Ronnie Young’s passing this morning. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and colleagues.”