It should come as no surprise former Congressman Howard Coble won so many friends.
Coble: Working with Everyone
We met people at his funeral who knew the politician for 50 years and others who only knew him for a year or two.
No matter how long they knew Howard Coble, their stories and memories of him were very similar.
“He was a good example, a good mentor,” said Ron Medder, a friend of Coble’s. “Just like they said in there, he was a great guy. He was soul, he was a soul person, he had that.