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Gordon Funeral Home Of Mt. Pleasant
Wednesday May 11th, 2022
4:00pm - 6:00pm

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Gordon Funeral Home Of Mt. Pleasant
Wednesday May 11th, 2022

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Clay G. Barrier

Clay Gillon Barrier, 39, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away, Friday, May 6, 2022.

Funeral service will be Wednesday at 6pm at Gordon Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant, officiated by Rev. Lynn Upchurch. The Barrier family will receive friends beginning at 4pm prior to the service.

Clay was born May 31, 1982 in Cabarrus County.  He was a 2000 graduate of Mount Pleasant High School and worked in the family logging business and always helping his family with the farm.  Clay was a talented mason and woodcrafter.  He was meticulous in the upkeep of his equipment and also maintained his cars in detailed condition.  His love of sports began at an early age as he participated in football and baseball.  He continued to love sports as a fan of the Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets, NC State, and knowing specific statistics about sports of all kinds.  Clay was a good-hearted person and kind to all that he met no matter their circumstances.  He loved his family and enjoyed the home cooked meals they shared.

Clay is survived by his father, Daniel G. Barrier (Becky Scott)  and his mother Debra Barrier Staton (Michael).  Also surviving are three brothers; Landon Barrier (Shannon), Shaun Barrier (Logan ), and Blake Barrier (Jacquelyn); nephews; Levi (Tia), Wyatt, Gage, Stone, George, Lipe, Lawson and one niece; Brooklyn.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to: Will’s Place, 737 NC 24-27 Bypass East, Albemarle, NC 28001, Phone 980-581-8001.




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My thoughts and prayers are with you all! My heart aches for your loss! I'll never forget the first time I ever saw Clay. He was this adorable little blonde headed cutie running up and down the soccer field playing his heart out! Everyone was cheering him on and calling him Scuff! I adored that little dude. He will forever be in your heart! May God comfort you and give you peace. Until you meet again!

Landa Rader May 11 2022 11:16 PM

Our love & prayers are with The Barrier Family on the passing of your precious Clay. Even at Clay’s young age, he had a smile that made you smile, love those sports days. Our prayer is that God gives you All what you need moment-to-moment.

Love & Prayers

Kay Lentz May 11 2022 7:08 PM

I met Clay while working at Fifth Third in Mt Pleasant. His smile was infectious. He was always so kind. He will certainly be missed. Dan and family, you’re certainly in my thoughts and prayers.

Brandy Duncan May 11 2022 2:40 PM

I am so sorry to hear about Clay. My heart aches for you all. Prayers lifted to you and your family.

Michelle Ridenhour May 11 2022 11:44 AM

Clay always knew how to get a laugh out of me when I was having a bad day at the bank. He was such a joy to know and had one heck of an infectious smile. I'm so lucky to have seen him just a few short days before his passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.

Heather Cothran May 11 2022 9:45 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Clay Barrier

Lindy Dums May 11 2022 9:11 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Clay Barrier

Johnny R Herring & Starra Herring May 11 2022 7:35 AM

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family. Turn to the Lord for support!
Bobby and Lynda Cloninger

Bobby Cloninger May 10 2022 10:40 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Clay Barrier

Charlie Suther May 10 2022 10:11 PM

Sorry for your loss losing a child is a hard thing just remember the good times and know you will be together again one day

Shelia Ingram May 10 2022 9:56 PM

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