FRANKFORT, Ky. (WEHT) – Gov. Andy Beshear invites the public to pay their respects to former Kentucky Gov. John Y. Brown Jr., who will lie in state in the Capitol from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Nov. 29. from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Officials said Brown’s family will host a public visitation in the Rotunda from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Brown was the 55th Governor of Kentucky, serving from 1979 to 1983. He was 88 years old when he passed away on Monday.
“Gov. Brown was a remarkable leader who was committed to serving the people of Kentucky. He made our commonwealth a better place,” Beshear said. “Britainy and I are praying for his family and loved ones.”
A news release says a private memorial service will be held at the Capitol on Nov. 30. Kentuckians will be able to view the service on Kentucky Educational Television and this website.
Click here to view visitor information for the Kentucky State Capitol.