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.