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Bilgerat
11-04-2015, 10:30 AM
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Former Congressman Howard Coble died late Tuesday night after an extended hospitalization. He was 84.

Coble, of Greensboro, is a former U.S. Representative for North Carolina's 6th congressional district, serving from 1985 to 2015.
The 6th district includes portions of Guilford, Alamance, Durham, Granville and Orange counties and all of Caswell, Person, Rockingham, Surry and Stokes counties.

He was succeeded by Mark Walker.

Representative Coble, a Korean War Veteran, served on active duty with the United Stated Coast Guard for 5 years. He then served 18 years with the Coast Guard Reserve. His last reserve assignment was as Commanding Officer, USCG Reserve Unit, Wilmington, NC. He retired from the Coast Guard Reserve as a captain (O-6).

Coble said he benefited from his years with the service,



The Coast Guard did more for me than I did for the Coast Guard



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Perianne
11-04-2015, 11:39 AM
Bilgerat, did you personally know him or serve with him?

Regardless, RIP.

Bilgerat
11-04-2015, 02:11 PM
Bilgerat, did you personally know him or serve with him?

Regardless, RIP.

I did not have the honor to personally serve with the man, but I heard of him thru Reservists that would work the Baltimore area.