Eleanor Carol Barr Biography, Eleanor Carol Barr Wiki
Eleanor Carol Barr, the wife of U.S. Representative Andy Barr, died suddenly on Tuesday night, according to a statement released by Congressman Barr’s Chief of Staff Mary Rosado.
Eleanor Carol Barr Husband
Congressman Barr, a Republican representing Kentucky’s 6th Congressional District, married Carol in 2008. She had previously served as the executive director of the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship in Lexington.
Eleanor Carol Barr Children
Together they had two daughters, Eleanor and Mary Clay.
Eleanor Carol Barr Death and Cause
The statement mentions that Congressman Barr may release a more detailed statement at a later date, but that right now his focus is on his two daughters.
Gov. Andy Beshear posted on Twitter sending prayers to the Barr family
Britainy and I are heartbroken for U.S. Rep. Andy Barr and his family tonight at the sad news of the unexpected passing of the congressman’s wife, Carol. We are praying for the Barr family. ^ AB
— Governor Andy Beshear (@GovAndyBeshear) June 17, 2020
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released a statement regarding the death of Carol Barr.
“Elaine and I are stunned and heartbroken at the news of Carol’s passing. Her warmth filled whatever room she entered and her contributions made Kentucky a better place for all of us. And to Eleanor and Mary Clay, Carol was a wonderful role model and source of constant love. We send our sincere condolences to Andy, their family and his staff at this terribly painful time.”
Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles also released a statement saying, “As a Scott County native, I have known Carol my entire life,” said Commissioner Quarles. “Carol was a valued member of our community, a wife, and, above all, a mother to two daughters. Every time I saw her, she had a smile on her face, which shined like the Kentucky sun. I mourn the loss of my friend and cannot imagine the level of grief Andy and his family are experiencing. My prayers are with Andy and his daughters during this time. I ask that all of Kentucky join me in praying for them.”
Congressman Hal Rogers released the statement below about Carol’s sudden death.
“Cynthia and I extend our deepest condolences to our friend Andy Barr and his sweet daughters. Carol was always a joy to be around. She had a smile that lit up every room, radiating with the love she had for her family and our Commonwealth. Unexpected tragedies of this measure are difficult to understand, but we pray for peace and strength for the entire Barr family.”