Christopher George Barclay was born January 4, 1982 in Stettler with his twin sister, Christine to parents Rick Barclay and Sheila Wiest. During Chris’ time living on the family farm near Erskine, he learned many of the typical farm kid activities, learning to work hard, and taking instruction from Grandpa Barclay. As Chris started to grow into a young man, he enjoyed building model cars and planes, golfing with his dad on weekends and making new friends when he moved to Stettler, Chris also learned A LOT about responsibility. Chris played hockey for a season on a Stettler team. He enjoyed a big campfire and a party with friends. Throughout Chris’ life he enjoyed all animals, especially dogs. He always enjoyed the opportunity to go camping, the more remote — the better, and to the mountains was the BEST! Chris grew to love his dad’s new wife, Kristine and was excited to see them add four more half siblings to his family tree. Chris is survived by his parents, Rick (Kristine) Barclay and Sheila Wiest; sister, Christine (Chris) Dobbie and their children, Ella and Alix, sister, Corinna Barclay; brothers and sisters, Garnet, Emily, Tessa, and Monty Barclay; grandma, Carole Barclay, grandpa, Oswald Wiest; aunt, Vicki (Wes) Anderson and their son, Kyle, uncle, Terry (Wendy) Barclay and their daughters, Shianna (Ryan) Fenske and their son, Jesse, Tammy (Doug) Hemphill and their children, Chloe and Jaden, uncle, John (Gail) Wiest and their children, Chrissy Schumaker (Quintin Hoff) and their daughter, Ava, Tanya Wiest, Justin (Brittney) Wiest and their, son Dysen, uncle, Donnie (Marlene) Wiest and their daughter, Leah (Dallas) Pollitt and their children ,Dallee, Dalton, Zane, McCord, Brad (Andrea) Wiest and their children, McKenna and Maddox; other family members and many dear friends. He was predeceased by his grandpa, Dale Barclay, grandma, Annette Wiest and cousin, Jamie Wiest. He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered. A Celebration of Life was held in the Heartland Chapel of the Stettler Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm with Todd Reinholt as celebrant. Special recorded selections were played and loving tributes were given. Family and friends then gathered together in the fellowship hall for a time of sharing and light luncheon prepared and served by the Union Hall Ladies. The interment followed the luncheon in the Erskine Cemetery where Chris was laid to rest near his grandpa, Dale Barclay. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice c/o Stettler Funeral Home. Sympathies may be forwarded to the family by signing the guestbook at www.stettlerfuneralhome.com.
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