U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson paid tribute to the late newspaperman Otis Brumby Jr. on the floor of the United States Senate, introducing a seven-page eulogy into the official record.
Brumby died Saturday after a long battle with cancer. Here is a link to the AJC’s news obituary on him. Here is a link to the obit his own paper, the Marietta Daily Journal, ran.
Isakson, a close family friend, said he will be traveling back to Georgia for Brumby’s funeral on Wednesday, planned for 11 a.m. at Marietta First United Methodist Church.
Here’s a YouTube video of Isakson’s tribute: