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On Jan. 20, a House Resolution was unanimously passed by the House of Delegates to honor former Delegate Joseph Talbott.

Talbott, a Webster Springs native, was first elected to the House in 1992 and then again in 1994. The Democrat returned to the House to serve from 2002 to 2012.

During his time in the House, Talbott served as chair of the Constitutional Revision and Natural Resources Committee and was  a member of numerous other committees.

Several House members spoke kindly about Talbott and shared stories of their friendships formed over the years.

Those who spoke in his honor included Delegates Brent Boggs, D-Braxton, and Tim Manchin, D-Marion.