Late Ohio high court chief justice laid to rest

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas Moyer has been remembered as a man of civility at a funeral service attended by hundreds.

The Rev. Richard Wing told those gathered to mourn Moyer on Saturday that the late justice knew the nation could be more than it was and grieved for its lack of civility.

The 70-year-old Moyer was the longest-serving sitting state Supreme Court Justice when he died April 2.

About 700 people attended the service at First Community Church in Columbus.

Wing called on those gathered to memorialize Moyer by recommitting to restoring civility to the political discourse in Ohio and the U.S. Moyer was laid to rest at Green Lawn cemetery in Columbus in a private burial following the service.

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