Having worked alongside Reagan as his political director, Governor Barbour extends his heartfelt sympathy in a statement released Saturday.
He said, “Ronald Reagan was a favorite of an overwhelming majority of Mississippians, and rightly so.” It was "his honor and privilege to serve President Reagan as a member of his senior staff. He admires and appreciates the enormous achievements of Ronald Reagan, leader of the free world." Barbour added, "he will never forget the personal courtesies Reagan showed him,” also “Reagan's consideration of others to work and accomplish goals.”
Governor Barbour and first lady Marsha extend their heartfelt sympathy and warmest regards to the Reagan Family.