Paul Lucian Kincaid

September 19, 1922 ~ March 12, 2020 (age 97)


Paul Lucian Kincaid, 97, has gone to be with our heavenly father, March 12, 2020 with his wife, Brenda by his side.

He leaves behind his wife of 34 years, Brenda (Caudill) Kincaid; son, Mike Kincaid and his partner Pauline McPhail: son, Steve Kincaid and his wife Nekol; daughter, Judy Pinson; Grandchildren, Tasha Dewey (Charles), Andria Jaszay, Caitlin Kincaid, Justin Kincaid, Allie McPhail, Maddie McPhail, Colin McPhail; One great grandson, Vincent and another great grandson due July 2020.

 Paul was born September 19, 1922 in Dixie, West Virginia, the son of George Lucian and Locie Mae Kincaid.  He was a long time resident of Beckley, West Virginia.  As the last surviving member of his family he was proceeded in death by his parents and siblings; brothers, George Jr, Neal, Mark, Gene, Don and his sister Edna.

 He was World War II Veteran with over 13 years of service in U.S. Navy, serving aboard the vessels USS Pirate and USS Tuscaloosa, achieving the rank of Gunners Mate 1st Class prior to separating. Upon being Honorably Discharged he attended Coyne Electrical School in Chicago, IL and did a brief stint in the coal mines in Cannelton, prior to starting Bradley Refrigeration & Appliance with partner Don Minter. In 1950 he went into business with John W. Eye, Sr. and created the service business for John W. Eye Furniture store where he served as Manager and Service manager for 46 years

 He was a past Master of the Mason Grand Lodge MacDonald-Warren No 103 A.F. & A.M. of Mt. Hope merged with Oak Hill Lodge No 120 of Oak Hill, receiving his 50-year service award in May 2013. 

Paul was an avid hunter and fisherman, his travels included adventures to Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, North and South Dakota, along with many rafting and fishing trips on the New River in West Virginia.  He enjoyed deep sea fishing adventures out of Florida, Murrells Inlet and Chesapeake Bay with his wife Brenda.  He enjoyed trips to the many beaches he loved and long walks by the water with his family. But, he especially loved his quiet time sitting and enjoying the water and nature.  You could find him outside daily among the trees and gardens he would tend, with love and care, aided by one of his many dog companions. 

Paul was a member of the Pikeview Christian Church, Beckley WV where he was surrounded by a wonderful church family and served the lord.

Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Melton Funeral Home, March 16, with Celebration of life services immediately following.  Graveside Mason memorial services will conclude at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.  Family is requesting that friends join them for a Celebration Social afterwards at the Pikeview Christian Church, 173 Neptune Drive in Beckley.

In lieu of flowers family is requesting that donations be sent to one of the following in Pauls name:

The Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Drive

Humane Society of Raleigh County – 325 Grey Flats Rd

Pikeview Christian Church – 173 Neptune Drive

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March 16, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Melton Mortuary Chapel, Beckley WV

Celebration of Life
March 16, 2020

1:00 PM
Melton Mortuary Chapel, Harper Road, West Virginia

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