By Ben Warwick

DENVER (CBS4) – Governor Jared Polis has ordered all United States and Colorado flags flown at half staff through Tuesday after a former Colorado state legislator dies.

Tilman Bishop served in the state legislature for 28 years. He passed away on Sunday in Grand Junction. He was 86.

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Bishop served as a Mesa County commissioner and sat on the Colorado Mesa University board of trustees, among other positions.

A celebration of life service will be held on Tuesday at CMU.

Ben Warwick