Flags in Michigan ordered half-staff to honor late Judge Damon Keith

Posted at 10:57 AM, May 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-09 15:17:09-04

(WXYZ) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has ordered that all American and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff on Monday, May 13 to honor the life of late Judge Damon Keith.

Whitmer has made the order for the flags within the State Capitol complex and on all state buildings.

Residents, businesses, schools, local governments and other organizations are also encouraged to display flags at half-staff to honor Keith, who died last on April 28 at his home in Detroit. Visitation is scheduled for Saturday, May 11 with his funeral in Detroit on Monday the 13th.