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Tribute to Lacey Putney set for Tuesday in Richmond

Published On: Aug 20 2013 05:38:47 AM EDT   Updated On: Aug 20 2013 07:12:40 AM EDT

State leaders will honor a longtime, local lawmaker Tuesday.

There's a tribute to Lacey Putney set for 6:30 p.m. tonight in Richmond.

The event at Richmond Center Stage will start with a cocktail reception and them move on to the actual tribute.

Putney served as a state delegate for 52 years.

He represented Convington and parts of Botetourt, Alleghany, and Bedford Counties.