CARSON CITY, NV - May 04, 2019
Today, Governor Steve Sisolak released the following statement on the passing of Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson. Assemblyman Thompson passed away unexpectedly early this morning in Carson City, NV.
“I am heartbroken by the unexpected passing of Assemblyman Thompson,” Gov. Sisolak said. “He spent his career in service to others, and dedicated his life to lifting up and protecting the most vulnerable in our community. They say that no man stands so tall as when he stoops to help another, and Assemblyman Thompson stood larger-than-life because of his selfless service to his fellow Nevadans.
“Kathy, Ashley, Carley, and I will miss Tyrone greatly, and we offer our deepest sympathies to Tyrone’s family and loved ones during this extremely difficult time. I am also ordering the flags to be flown at half-staff across the state and invite Nevadans to join us in remembering Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson.”