Stephen Cedric Kincaid|
January 3, 1929 - February 4, 2014
Stephen was born in Wenatchee, Washington to George and Helen Kincaid. He graduated high school in Seattle and attended the University of Washington.
He was a career Law Enforcement Officer serving in Nevada with the USAF during the early ABomb tests. He served with the Yakima Police Department, The Pacific Trust Territories at Kwajalein in the Marshall Islands, The Yakima and Kittitas County Sheriff's Office (simultaneously as a Mountain Deputy), The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Toledo Oregon Police Department and as the Chief of the Estacada Police Department. Beginning in 1971 he served as one of the original staff members of the State of Oregon Law Enforcement Data System (LEDS). He became the "father" and subsequent manager of the Oregon Uniform Crime Report (OUCR) for its first 19 years of operation. OUCR was eventually adopted by the states of Alaska, Montana and Nebraska during these early years. He retired in 1992 after 43 years of continuous Law Enforcement service.
His personal interests included mountain climbing, hiking, backpacking, hunting, photography, firearms and design. He is also remembered for his daily routines of riding his bicycle back and forth to work and his extensive walks with his pack dogs. As a lifelong personal and professional philosophy he believed in the responsible armed citizen.
He was married three times. First in 1951 to Jeanne Kilburn. His second marriage was to Judy Mae Cripe in 1968 and lastly to Patricia Ann (Allenby) Ferdig in 1992.
Preceded in death by his father, George Kincaid. His mother, Helen Puterbaugh. His brother Robert Kincaid.
Survivors include daughters Renee Mulford of Renton, WA. Karen Lolley of Olympia, WA. Kristal Weeden of Salem, OR. Sons Orion Kincaid of Juneau, AK. Garrett Kincaid of Salem, OR. Brother David Kincaid of Port Orford, OR. Sisters Diana Herold, Benton City, WA. Judy Yates of Olympia, WA. Nancy Tyler of Prosser, WA. Anne Laws of Prosser, WA. He has 15 Grandchildren and 13 Great-Grandchildren.
Dad, we love and miss you.
Come celebrate the "Good Times Shared" at a memorial service held at Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service located at 605 Commercial Street SE Salem, on this Friday, February 7 at 3pm.
Published in StatesmanJournal on Feb. 7, 2014