Former West Virginia Gov. Arch Moore, who pleaded guilty to federal corruption, died Wednesday. He was 91.

The three-term governor and father of Sen. Shelley Moore CapitoShelley Wellons Moore CapitoSenate GOP hedges on attending Trump's convention amid coronavirus uptick Republicans fear backlash over Trump's threatened veto on Confederate names McConnell makes strong call for masks, saying there should be no stigma MORE (R-W.Va.) died in Charleston "with his family by his side," according to a news release from Capito's office.


"Dad loved the state of West Virginia as if it were a member of our family," the statement said. "Serving West Virginians was at the core of his very being and he cherished every moment of it."

Moore, a Republican, was born into a family with GOP ties. His image was tarnished after he served three years in prison on federal corruption charges.