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Statement on the death of State Representative Buddy West  print page

by: Rep. Craddick, Tom

(Austin) - Speaker Tom Craddick (Midland) issued the following statement today in response to the news that Rep. Buddy West (Odessa) passed away earlier this morning.

"Nadine and I were so sorry to hear of the passing of our friend Buddy West. Buddy was a dedicated public servant to the people of the Permian Basin and to the state of Texas. I had the tremendous honor to serve alongside him and to work with him on issues that affect our closely linked communities of Midland and Odessa. Nadine and I send our heartfelt condolences to Shirley and the West family. We will keep them in our prayers."

Alexis DeLee at 512-463-0223

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