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Obituary for Jack Rayford Kincaid

Jack Rayford Kincaid, age 70, of Ulysses, Kansas, died Monday, October 30, 2017, at Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital in Ulysses. He was born April 1, 1947, in Liberty, Texas, the son of Albert Carl Jr. and Thelma Chrysteen (Ray) Kincaid.

Jack grew up in Texas, moved to Oklahoma, and graduated from Barnsdall High School in 1965. After high school, he graduated from Spartan School of Aeronautics. Jack married Janice Elaine Swanson on October 7, 1967, in Barnsdall, Oklahoma. He served as an E6 Staff Sergeant in the U. S. Army Reserve for six years and was stationed in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Jack worked for Cities Service Gas Company, which later became The Williams Company in Newton, Hesston, Garnett, Blackwell, Oklahoma and then Ulysses. He retired from The Williams Company with 33 years total service. After retirement, Jack owned and operated Shakers Liquor Store, and was Chief Inspector for QIS Inspection Services in numerous states.

He is survived by his wife, Janice of the home; son, Chris Kincaid and wife Gay of Ulysses; daughter, Heather Troutman and husband Shaun of Woodland Park, Colorado; brother, Hubert Carl Kincaid and wife Glenda of Port Barre, Louisiana; sisters, Beverly Ann Clark of Lafayette, Louisiana, and Cynthia Sue Elwell of Youngsville, Louisiana; four grandchildren, Anthony Dalton Kincaid of Ulysses, Tylan Danielle Kincaid of Lawrence, Landin Reid Troutman and Ellison Lyn Troutman both of Woodland Park, Colorado; two step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, Mykaylah Kincaid, and Maci (Bob) Kincaid; one step-great-grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews, and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.

Jack is preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be Thursday, November 2, 2017, from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM with family present 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses. Graveside service will be at 2:00 PM on Sunday, November 5, 2017, with Pastor Martin Witt officiating at Ethel Reese Cemetery in Barnsdall, Oklahoma, with military rites. A Celebration of Jack’s Life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave, Ulysses, KS 67880.