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Appalachian Funeral Service
Wednesday January 26th, 2022
12:00pm - 2:00pm

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Funeral Service

Appalachian Funeral Service
Wednesday January 26th, 2022
2:00pm - 2:30pm

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Alvin Norton Kinkaid Jr.

Alvin Norton Kinkaid Jr., age 66, of Sylva, NC, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 21st, 2022. He was born on July 30th, 1955, in Dade County (Miami), Florida, to the late Alvin N. Kinkaid Sr. and Virginia (Albert) Kinkaid.

Al was a graduate of Miami Central High School and Florida International University. He began his career in law enforcement with the City of Miami Police Department and later relocated to North Carolina. He retired from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office after twenty-eight and a half years with the rank of Sergeant.

He is survived by his wife Modesta (Odette); mother, Virginia Kinkaid; daughter, Scarlett; son, David; sister, Julie (Tony) Maciel; brother, Robert (Cindy) Kinkaid; and several nieces and nephews, who are all grateful for his love, sense of humor, advice, and guidance.
Al was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents and his father, Alvin N. Kinkaid Sr.

The family will receive friends from 12:00PM until 2:00PM, on Wednesday, January 26th, 2022, at Appalachian Funeral Home, 165 Skyland Dr, Sylva, NC 28779. A Funeral Service will follow at 2:00PM, with Reverend Rusty Wolfrey officiating.

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A candle was lit in memory of Alvin Kinkaid Jr.

Martin Noone Feb 16 2022 11:08 AM

I met Al many, many years ago; I was a friend of his sister, Julie. I remember Al as a kind, shy man who only wanted to be a police officer - that was his goal in life and one he achieved. Over the years, I have heard so many stories about Al from Julie - Al had a great sense of humor. My condolences to Al's mother, his wife and daughter, the family who loved him and the community he served as a police officer. He will be missed. Love, Julie Reagan (Miami, Florida) 💔

Julie Feb 8 2022 10:08 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Alvin Kinkaid Jr.

Ri hard Middleton Jan 26 2022 6:02 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Alvin Kinkaid Jr.

Freda Siler Jan 26 2022 11:22 AM

We are so very sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Thad & Lee Woods Jan 26 2022 11:01 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Alvin Kinkaid Jr.

Sandra Stimson Jan 26 2022 9:39 AM

Ginger and family. I know your loss is difficult but I know one day you will all meet again. What a blessing that will be. May he rest in peace and my condolences be with the entire family. Carol Vancleve

Carol Vancleve Jan 26 2022 9:30 AM

Bob and I are so sorry for your loss.He was just a very nice man and will be missed.He was a very good deputy and did an excellent job for Bob and the Sheriffs that followed.Rest you in peace.Prayers for all the family.

Anna Allen Jan 25 2022 1:44 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Alvin Kinkaid Jr.

Judy and Dennis Wilkey Jan 25 2022 11:17 AM

I knew Al through my sister, J'me ex sister in law, he was always, courteous, kind, and sometimes humorous....I know he will be greatly missed by many, rest in peace dear Al...you will be in a great place to watch over your family and friends..God bless his family and comfort them during this difficult time.

Dawn Zieba Jan 24 2022 6:08 PM

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