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Alvin Norton Kinkaid

Alvin Norton Kinkaid, 79, of Whittier, passed away Wednesday August 29, 2012 at Skyland Care Center in Sylva. A U.S. Army Veteran he was the son of the late Nason and Mary McCambell Kinkaid. He was a member of the American Legion William E. Dillard Post 104, and a past Master Mason in Miami, Florida. He was a Land Developer and General Contractor for over 51 years. He loved to build cars and especially hot rods. He is survived by his wife of 59 years Virginia Albert Kinkaid; two sons- Al and Robert Kinkaid both of Sylva; a daughter- Julie Maciel of Ocala, Florida; a sister- Rachel Cagle of Sylva; 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Funeral Services will be 3:00 PM Sunday, September 2, 2012 in the Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services with the Rev. Stacy Woods officiating. The family will receive friends from 2-3:00 prior to the service at the Funeral Home. Honorary pallbearers will be Marcus Williams, David Hall, Steve Ensley, David Pinkerton, Kelley McClure, Brett Austin Smith, Colin Kinkaid Williams. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Skyland Care Center Activities Department, 193 Asheville Highway, Sylva, NC 28779. . .

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My condolences to family and friends. RIP

Jimmy Ashe Jan 22 2022 5:35 PM

Papa, fond memories will remain of you until we meet again and make new ones........Love to my Dad, Grandma, Sister, Aunts, Uncle and extended family <3

Jena Sep 2 2012 12:00 AM

Virginia & Family, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers! Peggy C. Jones

Peggy C. Jones Sep 1 2012 12:00 AM

Al was very special to us. We will truly miss our visits with him. The mountains will miss this "TRUE" mountain man who loved his land.

Greg and Linda Mazzei Sep 1 2012 12:00 AM

An amazing man, always willing to help, who will be fondly remembered for all the great times up on the mountaintop! We love you Al & Ginger and will always keep you in our prayers. Go rest high on the mountain!

Tim, Holly, JT, Collin & Todd Edgar Sep 1 2012 12:00 AM

My father, my teacher, my mentor, my guide, my profit, my leader, my boss, and most of all my best friend, my life on this earth can never be the same without you.

Bob Sep 1 2012 12:00 AM

Big Al was a wonderful man; more of a dad to me than my own father. He was loving kind and gentle person; who I will miss greatly.

Cindy Sep 1 2012 12:00 AM


Scarlett Aug 31 2012 12:00 AM

Dear Al and family, I was saddened to hear that Al had passed away. I worked with him often over the years addressing different properties and always had the greatest respect for him. I am sincerely sorry for your loss and will keep you in my prayers. May God comfort you during your time of grief. He loves you and cares for you.

Wanda Hall Aug 31 2012 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear of Alvin passing he was a good friend as is the entire family may God guide everyone through these difficult times God bless each of you please remember he is in a much better place even tho Inow live in ohio my heart is with you in your time of need once anain god bless

Micheal [ Red ] McFalls Aug 31 2012 12:00 AM

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