Walter Ralph Kincaid
Alderson-Walter Ralph Kincaid, 89, went to be with the Lord Monday, Apr. 13, 2015, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, Fairlea, following a long battle with cancer.
Born May 1, 1925, in Alderson, he was the son of the late Samuel Walter Kincaid and the late Murrel Rerkley Jeffries.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Ray Kincaid.
Mr. Kincaid was a retired mail carrier in Alderson, having retired from the United States Postal Service after 24 years of service. In addition, for seven years, he was a Mechanic at the former Ford Garage in Alderson. He was also the former owner and operator of the Alderson Esso/ExxonMobil station for several years. Mr. Kincaid was also well known for being a former taxi cab driver in Alderson for many years, and was also a longtime farmer in the Blue Sulphur Springs District. He attended Alderson Schools, was a member of the Faith Baptist Church at Pence Springs, and was a member of the National Rifle Association for many years. Mr. Kincaid was a gentle man with a keen sense of humor that bad many witty sayings that would brighten your day.
Survivors include: his wife and companion of 17 years, Oassie Canterbury of Pence Springs; son, William Ralph Kincaid and wife Jan of Johnson City, TN; brother, Samuel Marion Kincaid of Alderson; sister, Ella Margaret Grimmett of Alderson; six stepchildren; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, Apr. 19, at the Lobban Funeral Home Chapel, Alderson, where Pastor J.D. Fox officiated. Burial was in the Kincaid Family Cemetery, Alderson.
Friends called Sunday, Apr. 19, at the funeral home before the service.
Serving as pallbearers were: Randall Canterbury, Richard Kincaid, Sammy Kincaid, Joey Wilson, Roy Bowden, Ronnie Palmer, Alex McLaughlin, and Matthew Fleshman.
Serving as honorary pallbearers were: Roger Bowyer and Sonny Bennett.