Harry E. Kincaid

U.S. Army veteran; worked for the Red Cross in Japan, Korea;

enjoyed reading, tennis

Harry E. Kincaid, 84, died Jan. 5, 2014.

A son of Harry E. and Anna D. Kincaid, Mr. Kincaid grew up in Tionesta, Pa. He graduated from Tionesta High School then studied education at Clarion State College. Following graduation, he entered the U.S. Army. Following his Army service, he joined the American Red Cross working in Japan and Korea. He went on to earn a master's degree from Penn State University in educational administration while teaching at West Forest High School where he established the Spanish curriculum. He also completed educational programs at San Francisco State, Georgetown University and The University of Akron. He worked for several years in Saudi Arabia for the Arabian American Oil Co. Upon moving to Ohio, he served as principal of Sagamore Hills Children's Psychiatric Hospital.

Mr. Kincaid was an avid reader and tennis player.

Born in Tidioute, Pa., Mr. Kincaid resided in Ohio (Tallmadge then Silver Lake) since 1969.

Preceded in death by his wife of 33 years, Jean Kincaid; and brother, Richard Kincaid of Riverside, Calif., he is survived by daughter, Cathy Ann Kincaid of Akron; and siblings, Beverly Franklin of Houston, Texas; Judith Jardin of Titusville, Pa.; and Thomas Kincaid of Houston, Texas; and several nephews and nieces.

Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross, 501 W. Market St., Akron OH, 44303 or Tionesta Methodist Church, 208 Elm St., Tionesta, PA 16353 or a charity of one's choice.

The Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.