KFI: Former Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn has died after a long fight with prostate cancer, The Oklahoman reported Saturday morning. He was 72-years-old.
“Tom A Coburn, MD, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully at home this morning surrounded by his family,” his family said in a statement. “Because of his strong faith, he rested in the hope found in John chapter 11 verse 25 where Jesus said, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me, will live, even though they die.’ Today he lives in heaven.”
A memorial service will be scheduled for a later date and will be announced, his family said. read more