Arleigh Laverne Kincaid
Arleigh Laverne Kincaid, age 78, of McCook, Neb., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 at Community Hospital in McCook.
Arleigh was born Feb. 25, 1939 in Cambridge, Neb., to parents Albert and Eola (Watson) Kincaid. He was one of five children. Arleigh attended school in McCook, graduating with the Class of 1955.
Following high school, Arleigh proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He joined Oct. 30, 1957 and was honorably discharged on Jan. 15, 1962. Arleigh then furthered his education by attending trade school to become an electrician.
In April 1959, Arleigh married Carolyn England in McCook. To this union four daughters were born Sharry, Donna, Brenda and Patricia. In 1973, Arleigh married Kay Munn in Colby, Kan. They were blessed with a son, David.
Arleigh married Brenda (DeMoss) Kincaid on Jan. 1, 1982 in Greeley, Colo. The couple made their home in McCook where they were members of Memorial United Methodist Church. Over the years, Arleigh worked as a City Manager in many different communities including Stratton, Neb., Colby, Kan., Arnold, Neb., and Wauneta, Neb. Before his retirement, Arleigh was the plant manager of Hartman Telephone Company from 1983 to 2008.
He in his spare time, Arleigh enjoyed hunting, fishing, trap shooting as well as building guns and reloading. He also spent time riding his Harley Motorcycle and shared a love for animals with Brenda. He especially loved his dogs and always made a home for stray cats.
Arleigh was preceded in death by his parents; brother Ellis Kincaid; two granddaughters Nichole and Shelby; and two great–granddaughters Bryn and Madlyn.
Arleigh is survived by his wife Brenda Kincaid of the home in McCook; four daughters, Sharry Wagner of McCook; Donna (Jerry) Blake of McCook; Brenda (Leon) Montgomery of Northport, Fla., and Patricia (Larry) Eckoff of Scott City, Kan.; son David Kincaid of Rio Rancho, N.M.; three sisters LaDonna Larreau of McCook, Vivian Collins of Holdrege, Neb., and Cheryl Yoder of McCook; as well as numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Visitation was held on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 with family present to greet friends.
Funeral services were held on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 at United Methodist Church with Pastor Jeff Kelley officiating.
Burial with Military Honors followed in the Hamburg Cemetery near Danbury, Neb.
Memorials are suggested to the McCook Humane Society, 100 South St. McCook, NE 69001 or to the Memorial United Methodist Church, 105 East E St. McCook, NE 69001.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Please visit our website at www.carpenterbreland.com for more information and to sign our online guestbook for the Kincaid family.