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Hopkinsville City Council member Paul Henson passed away Sunday. He was 80 years old. His son confirmed the news on Facebook.
Henson was the council representative of Ward 4. In September, he resigned from the general election before a city council meeting.
At that council meeting, he announced that he was battling stage 4 lung cancer.
Prayers and well wishes to the family poured out on social media after the announcement of Henson's passing.