Dr. Roderick Stuart Barclay

October 6, 1938 - June 12, 2005

Roderick Stuart Barclay, age 66, of Plano, Texas passed away June 12, 2005, at the Medical Center of Plano. He was born on October 6, 1938, in Las Vegas, Nevada to Robert Stuart and Wanda H. (Proebstel) Barclay. On June 12, 1981, he married Linda Marie Vollmar in Cleveland, Ohio. He retired as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. After retiring from the Air Force, he received his PhD in Accounting. He retired from Texas A&M University and formerly taught at UTD. He is survived by his wife, Linda Barclay of Plano and other family members. His parents; sister, Thelma and brother, Richard preceded him in death. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, June 18, 2005, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Grapevine Opry Association.

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Dr. Barclay was a wonderful mentor to me when I was a student at UTD. He provided guidance on my work to achieve a honor's degree. He was not only knowledgeable, but had a sense of humor also. I am so sorry for your loss. Rebecca Cobb, June 30, 2005 My sincerest condolences to you and your family. He was one of my professors at Texas A&M International University. Maria Gloria Salazar, June 20, 2005 The College of Business Administration at Texas A&M International University is sadden to learn the death of Dr. Roderick S. Barclay. He was a good colleague, a good friend and a good man. The College of Business Administration extends its most sincere condolences to Mrs. Barclay and her family at this saddest of times. Jacky Yuk-chow So, June 16, 2005 I only knew Dr. Barclay to greet him in the hall ways here at Texas A&M International University, but we always miss our colleagues, regardless Dr. Frances Gates Rhodes, June 16, 2005 My sincerest condolences to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Maggie Blasco, COBA-TAMIU, June 16, 2005 Please accept my condolences on your loss. Pedro H. Albuquerque, June 16, 2005 We recently learned of the death of your husband Dr. Roderick Barclay. On behalf of the TAMIU Alumni Association, please accept my sincere sympathy. Words are of little comfort at this time, but know our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. Sincerely, Patty Canseco"01 Alumni Relations Director Patricia G. Canseco, June 16, 2005 My profound condolences. Although Rod was at Texas A&M International Univ. for only briefly, he will be missed by the university community. Pornsit Jiraporn, June 16, 2005 Linda, all of us here at The Bean are so sorry to hear of Rod's passing. He was such a character! I had no idea he was sick. Our prayers are with you; and I hope your support group is surrounding you with love and prayers, also. Debbi McSwain, June 16, 2005 Linda I am sorry to hear about Rod. We never really pass away as we live on in the hearts and memories of our loved ones. I hope you find peace in your memories of Rod. Eric Klein, June 15, 2005 Linda - my sincerest sympathy. I did not know Rod was ill. Please get in touch with me when you can; and if there is anything, I can do, please let me know. I really enjoyed the dinner we had together several years ago - he was definitely a special man!!! Maritza G GREEN, June 14, 2005 Rod was big part of Linda. As she carries on, he will be missed Mike Bruckner, June 14, 2005 Please accept my condolences on your loss. Carl Chick, June 14, 2005