KENTON COUNTY, KY (FOX19) - Former Kentucky State Senator Richard "Dick" Roeding has died.
The Kenton County Republican was elected to the represent the 11th district in 1990. He served for nearly two decades.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) released the following statement:
"Elaine and I were saddened to hear about the passing of our dear friend, Senator Dick Roeding. He was a respected legislator and one the great leaders of our party. I join the people of Kentucky in honoring Dick, and he will be missed. Elaine and I send our condolences and prayers to his wife, Nancy, and his family in their time of loss."