Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

CHAIRMAN CHARLIE DENT AND RANKING MEMBER SANFORD BISHOP – “ALAN NUNNELEE WILL BE MISSED”

Feb 10, 2015
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Charlie Dent (PA-15) Chairman of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee and Representative Sanford Bishop (GA-2), the Subcommittee’s Ranking Member, issued a statement today marking the passing of Subcommittee member Representative Alan Nunnelee (MS-01):

Ranking Member Bishop: “Mississippi and the entire country have lost a great American. Alan and I shared a passion for supporting veterans and service members, which made it a pleasure to fight for our nation’s veterans and fund the military’s construction needs together through the House Appropriations Subcommittee. His presence and friendship will be sorely missed throughout the Capitol. I offer my most sincere condolences to Alan’s wife and family of as they go through this period of mourning.”

Chairman Dent: “Representative Nunnelee was a good man who treated people with respect and dignity. The people of Mississippi’s First District should know that they were well-represented by a gentleman with honor, integrity and heart. He truly cared about veterans and those who serve our country. His devotion to them was evidenced by his fine work on the Committee. He will be greatly missed. My wife, Pamela, and I both embrace Alan’s wife Tori, and his children Reed, Emily and Nathan in our thoughts and prayers.”

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