Former state lawmaker, Roger Ishee, dead at 85

GULFPORT — Former state Rep. Roger G. Ishee, who served 15 years in the Mississippi House, has died at the age 85.

The Mississippi Supreme Court announced his death Monday. Ishee was the father of Court of Appeals Judge David Ishee.

The elder Ishee died Sunday in New Orleans. The cause of death was not released.

MBJ

6/23/15