Arkansas State University board chair Mike Medlock dies in Texas

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) - The chairman of the Arkansas State University board of trustees has died.

The school said Friday that 59-year-old Mike Medlock died Wednesday at M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston. A cause of death was not announced.

Medlock was president of the Insurance Network of Jonesboro and a past chairman of the Greater Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce and the Jonesboro Municipal Airport Commission.

The Arkansas State business management graduate had been on the board of trustees since 2005.

He is survived by his wife, Lynda Medlock; three children, Mary Katherine, Julie, and Matt; and two step-children, Ashley and Aubree.

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