GA Christian Coalition President Jerry Luquire Has Died

From the Columbus Ledger Enquirer:

Jerry Luquire, president of the Georgia Christian Coalition and a longtime activist for Christian causes, has died, his family has confirmed. He was 75.

Luquire was an active member of Edgewood Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, a member of numerous committees, a choir member and as a longtime Sunday School teacher.

He was active in politics, both as an operative and a candidate, having sought seats on Columbus Council, the Muscogee County School Board and the Georgia House of Representatives. He twice served as U.S. Rep. Jack Brinkley’s chief of staff.

Our condolences to his family and friends.