Chester Joe Barela 66, passed away at his daughters home in Washington on May 31, 2018. Chester was born on March 22, 1952 to George and Mary (Martinez) Barela in Vadito, NM.

Chester is survived by his daughter Jayme Barela Krueger (Marc), WA. Grandchildren Tieler Tucker, Reno, NV; Trystin Tucker, Fallon, NV; Gabriel Kruger, WA. Sisters Elena Josie Trujillo, Vernal, UT; Rosie Adamson, Ely, NV; Brother George Junior Barela, Ely NV, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Chester is preceded in death by his parents George and Mary Barela, Brothers George Gilbert Barela, and Patrick Allen Trujillo Barela.

Chester had a wonderful sense of humor and love for life. He enjoyed the outdoors, camping, fishing, having BBQs, making jewelry, and spending time with family and friends. He loved animals, his faithful companion Tinker most of all. Chester was one of a kind, the most honest, generous, and selfless person one could hope to meet. He was always willing to help anyone. He truly touched the lives of every person he met.

A celebration of life will be held on July 28, 2018 with details to follow at a later date.