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Sen. Nesbitt Funeral Scheduled Tuesday

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Mark Nesbitt

Members of the General Assembly are pausing to remember Sen. Martin Nesbitt who died Thursday after being diagnosed last week with stomach cancer. Wake County Sen. Josh Stein says “Nesbitt was one of the kind”. Funeral services are scheduled in Buncombe County. Nesbitt died just three days after he relinquished his post as Senate Minority Leader due to the illness. Wake County Sen. Josh Stein says “Nesbitt was an advocate for the environment”.¬†Nesbitt’s funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at Biltmore Baptist Church in Arden, with a private burial to follow. A visitation will be held before the service at the church.