DURHAM (WTVD) --Howard Clement III has passed away.
Clement was the longest serving member of the Durham City Council - serving for more than 30 years.
In a statement, Governor Pat McCrory said Durham and the community were beneficiaries of his dedication and service.
In 1971, Clement joined several others as a charter member of the WTVD Minority Advisory Committee.
Per his request, there will not be a funeral.
Clement was 82 years old.