WOOSTER – Robert L. Kincaid, age 86, of Wooster, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at LifeCare Hospice following a period of declining health.
Born May 23, 1932 in Wallace, West Virginia, to Basil G. Kincaid and Iris F. (Ashcroft) Kincaid, he was the youngest of three children. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Ruby L. Randolph, and his brother Basil G. Bud Kincaid II.
Bob earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Fairmont State College, Fairmont WV. After graduation he served his country with the United States Army at Fort Hood, TX. Following his honorable discharge in 1956, Bob moved to Apple Creek, where he met his wife Joan and raised his family of three daughters.
Bob was a life-long learner and dedicated teacher who loved music, arts and literature. He taught English and Speech at Waynedale High School for 30 years, where he also directed plays and developed debate and drama curricula. After retirement, he continued to teach as a substitute teacher at Wooster High School for many years.
In his free time, Bob enjoyed creating beautiful outdoor landscapes, being in the sunshine, sitting on the porch enjoying a thunderstorm, listening to big band music, and spending time with his wife, daughters, and grandchildren. Bob was genuinely interested in all their lives, eager to spend time visiting, learning, and sharing a good laugh about life and all its joys and struggles. His smile, laugh, and caring nature will be missed by all his family and friends.
Bob is survived by his wife of 45 years, Joan E. (Boyer) Kincaid; daughters Christina (Alex King) Kincaid of Lancaster, PA, Stephanie (Mark) Norton of Wooster, and Andrea Kincaid Norton of Dalton. He s also survived by his six grandchildren, Xavier and Theo King; Ava, Anthony, and Dominic Norton; and Michael Norton.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.
Memorial donations may be made to Ohio’s LifeCare Hospice,1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH 44691.
A graveside service and interment will take place in October at Shinnston Masonic Cemetery, Shinnston, WV.
There will be no Calling Hours.