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Dr. James Crofford Kincaid

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Dr. James Crofford Kincaid
January 4, 1923
- December 19, 2013
Wasrner Robins, Ga- Dr. James Crofford Kincaid, 90, passed away on Thursday, December 19th, 2013 at the Carl Vinson Medical Center in Dublin, Georgia. Visitation will be held from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 21st at Parkway Memorial Gardens, funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM after visitation. James was born on January 4th, 1923 in Don Dale, West Virginia to the late Mr. Ralph Herbert and Mrs. Mary Ocie (Vandall) Kincaid. James was of the Methodist faith and he attended Trinity United Methodist Church and he was a member of the Asbury Sunday School Class. James was a United States Navy veteran serving his country in World War II as a Radioman Second-class on board the USS Frederick Davis, USS Hubbard and USS Bogue where he was awarded the Victory Ribbon, European Theatre Ribbon with 3 stars, American Theatre Ribbon, Good Conduct Ribbon and a Purple Heart Medal. James was a retired college professor of forty-four years where he taught at Lenoir-Rhyne College in Hickory, North Carolina, Appalachian State, and the University of Georgia. He was the director of Georgia College and the University of Pennsylvania. James was preceded in death by his son Jeffrey Allen Kincaid and twin sister Pauline Dean. Survivors include his Wife of sixty-seven years Mattie K. Kincaid, Son, Ronald B. (Johnnie Fay) Kincaid, Sister, and one grandchild Shona A. Yates. Heritage Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.


Published in The Telegraph on Dec. 21, 2013
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