The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

April 23, 2014

Dana E. Kincaid

Star Beacon


Dana Eugene Kincaid, age 89, of Anderson, S.C., passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at the Rainey Hospice House.

Born in Springfield, Ohio, on July 1, 1924, he was the son of the late Elmer Eugene Kincaid and the late Eileen Smith Kincaid. A Veteran, he proudly served his country in the United State Navy as a Navy Airman flying B-24’s between 1942 and 1945. He was a recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross Award.

His career was spent as a school teacher and Administrator in Ohio after earning his Master’s in Education from Bowling Green University.

Most recently, Dana was featured in a book by the Anderson Museum entitled “A Necessary War”. Dana played the saxophone and was a member of Upstate Seniors and Shriners Bands.

He is survived by his children, Ronald E. Kincaid and his wife, Kathleen, of Anderson, S.C., and Nancy L. Martin and her husband, Eldon “Kenny”, of Moscow, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Aaron E. Kincaid of Anderson, Patrick Robinson of Collierville, Tenn., and April Melton of Moscow, Tenn.; and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Lou Bobst, and his second wife, Mary R. Thorpe Kincaid; a grandson, Michael Robinson; and a brother, Roger Kincaid.

The Funeral Service was held in the Chapel of THE McDOUGALD FUNERAL HOME on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at 3:30 p.m.

The Committal Service of Dana’s ashes will be held in the Chapel of Rock Creek Union Cemetery, Stiles Ave., Rock Creek, Ohio, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 26th.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to The Shriners Hospital of Greenville, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, S.C. 29605.

Local arrangements by PAINE FUNERAL HOME, 140 East Main St., Orwell, Ohio 44076. A message of condolence may be sent by visiting and

The McDougald Funeral Home and Cremation Services.


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