Obituary of Raymond Sanford Kinkead
Raymond Sanford Kinkead, 85, of Surgoinsville went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Holston Manor.
Raymond was a lifelong resident of Hawkins County. He served his country as a member of the United States Army from 1956-1958. He went on to retire from Holliston Mills after 30 faithful years of service. He was a charter member and Deacon of Smyrna Independent Missionary Baptist Church. Raymond was a very loving and devoted husband, father, brother and friend.
Raymond is preceded in death by his parents, Worley and Florence Bailey Kinkead; brother, Everett “Buck” Kinkead; and sister, Rachel Kinkead.
Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 60 years, Doris Roy Kinkead; son, Jeffrey Kinkead and wife Angela; daughter, Kathie Lucas and husband Douglas; grandchildren, Mahala Kinkead, Colton Kinkead, Ian Lucas and Derek Lucas; sisters, Wanda Caldwell, Frieda (Dolly) Bellamy, Jo Ann Willings, and Margaret Grow; brother, Roy Kinkead; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Friday July 26, 2019, from 6 to 8 PM at Smyrna Baptist Church, Surgoinsville, TN.
The funeral service will be held at Smyrna on Saturday July 27, 2019, beginning at 12:00 PM with Pastor Stephen Adams officiating.
A military graveside service will follow at 1PM at Surgoinsville Methodist Church Cemetery. Family will serve as pallbearers.
Special thanks to the Wright Family, Amedisys Hospice of Kingsport, and Holston Manor for your help, care, and kindness.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Alzheimer’s Association in Raymond’s name. Please send to 2020 Meadowview Pkwy #100 Kingsport, TN 37660.To send flowers to the family of Raymond Kinkead, please visit Tribute Store