Statement from Director Barbee regarding John Carpenter


Rebeccea Allured
Public Information Officer 2
SPARKS, Nev. - November 21, 2016

Director Jim Barbee, of the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA), released the following statement after John Carpenter, former Nevada Assemblyman, died on Saturday at age 86.

“Our thoughts are with John’s friends and family during this time,” Barbee said. “In his years of service, John was always an advocate for agriculture and the rural communities of Nevada. He will be profoundly missed by many, including those of us at the Department.”

The funeral will be held at the Elko Convention Center at 10 a.m. this Saturday, Nov. 26.