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Jerome “Jerry” Kincaid, age 72, passed peacefully at his home, Monday, February 15, 2010.  He was born December 1, 1937 at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the fourth of ten children born to Arthur Martin and Ruth Elizabeth (Basore) Kincaid.  He moved to Barton County in 1953 and was a 1956 graduate of Lamar High School.


     Jerry enlisted in the US Navy from 1956 to 1961 and served aboard the USS St. Paul during the Korean War.


     On February 28, 1960, at First Christian Church at Mindenmines, MO, Jerry married Martha Darlene Weathermon and to this union was born one son and three daughters. Jerry and Martha would have celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary next week.  .


     The Kincaids lived in Wichita Kansas from 1961 until 1968.  While there, Jerry worked for Wards Auto Department.  In 1968, they moved to Kansas City, where Jerry worked at KW Dart until the North Kansas City plant closed.  He then worked for General Motors for 31 years.  Six of those years, he worked at the Tarry Town New York plant.  In October of 2006, Jerry retired and he and Martha moved back to Barton County to their home in Lamar.


     Jerry was a former member of the North East Baptist Church of Kansas City, a member of United Auto Workers, a Life Time member of the USS St. Paul Naval Association since 2000.


    Survivors include his wife Martha of the home; one son, Jonathan and his wife Kimberly, of Leavenworth, KS; three daughters and their husbands, Sherri and Mark Wakeman of Holden, MO, Katherine and Scott Joseph of Independence, MO, and Marsha and Ron Blalock of Lamar; three brothers and their wives, David and Linda Kincaid of Lamar, Charles and Marilyn Kincaid of Independence, MO, Paul and Audrey Kincaid of Chattanooga, TN; one sister, Margaret and her husband Jack Craig of Coleman, FL; fifteen grandchildren, Tiffany, Jessica, John Lee, Yvonne, Seth, Noah, Tyler, Nikki, John Maynard, Cassie, Cristine, Maxwell, Ron Jr., Ryan, and Ben; nine great-grandchildren, Charlie, Ryan, Kaitlin, Autumn, Jack, Nicole, Ireland, Evan, and Dayton.


     Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; four brother, Lewis, Robert, Warren and Richard Kincaid; and one sister Betty Waters.


     Funeral Services for Jerry will be 2:00 pm Friday, February 19, 2010 at Daniel Funeral Home.  Visitation will be 1:00 pm Friday until service time.  Burial will follow at Howell Cemetery, Milford, MO with military funeral honors conducted by Lamar VFW Post 3691 and Missouri Funeral Honor Guard.


Contributions are suggested to Barton County Senior Center in care of Daniel Funeral Home.




#13 Lamar, MO.Cristine Cato 2012-05-19 22:50
I love and miss you so much grandpa!
#12 Kansas City,Mo.Nina Waters Castillo 2010-03-25 15:29
He was my step mother Betty's {of 52 years}brother.
#11 Springfield, MONancy Rhyne Alley 2010-02-19 15:11
Darlene, David, Margaret and Chuck,
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You are all in my prayers. May God give you peace and comfort knowing Jerry is in a better place.
My love and deepest sympathy.
#10 DeLand, FL.Paul & §andie Adams 2010-02-19 05:56
Marsha & Family

You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Celebrate your Dad's life daily.
You know this is the way he wants to be remembered.

Love & Hugs
Paul, §andie & Kara
#9 Melba Vaughn & Family 2010-02-18 21:26
Martha Darlene,
We are so sorry for your loss.
We will keep all of you in our prayers.
#8 Holden MODorothy Wakeman 2010-02-18 08:27

We love you all very much and are praying for you each and everyday. Please accept my sympathies and extend them to your mother.Love and prayers.

#7 Holden MOMichael & Rhonda Wakeman 2010-02-18 06:37
Sherry, Sorry for your loss.With Prayers

Michael Rhonda Andrew Kristen and Elizabeth
#6 Mullica Hill, NJKathy Howard 2010-02-18 04:02
Sherri and Family,

My prayers and thoughts are with you.

Kathy Howard
#5 Miami, OK.Dee Buffalo 2010-02-17 16:35
Marsha and family.
So very sorry to learn of your loss. May God be with you, your Mom and family in your time of need. Love and prayers to all of you.
Dee Buffalo
#4 Miami, OKDee Buffalo 2010-02-17 10:14
Marsha and Family,
I am so very, very sorry for your sudden loss and grief. Please accept my sympathies and extend them to your Mother.
Love you,

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