On Friday, the state of Indiana is honoring former Governor Edgar D. Whitcomb with a public memorial.
Whitcomb, a World War II veteran, served as governor from 1969-1973.
Last week, Whitcomb passed away at the age of 98 in Rome, IN.
Friday, current Governor Mike Pence has ordered flags to be flown half-staff from sunrise to sunset.
The memorial ceremony takes place at the Indiana Statehouse.