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 CapitoThis week: House jump-starts effort to prevent shutdown Congress set to ignore Trump's wall request in stopgap measure America is in desperate need of infrastructure investment: Senate highway bill a step in the right direction 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.