Scott Murphy Kincaid, age 75, passed away in the early morning of January 29, 2022. He was born March 1, 1946, in Walsenburg, CO. An Eagle Scout, he graduated from Pittsburg (KS) High School, Class of 1964, and received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Kansas in 1970. His career was in the construction industry. He was a senior executive at Garney Companies, and then in 1983 founded Kincaid Construction, which he built into a successful company for 20+ years. An active member of the United Methodist Church, Scott taught adult Sunday school classes and directed many church choirs. Scott was also a Scoutmaster and Cubmaster for the Boy Scouts of America.
Scott loved to sing. A bass who was known for singing the lowest notes, he performed locally, nationally and internationally with both the Kansas City Symphony Chorus and the Kansas City Chorale. Special venues included St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York, Carnegie Hall, Notre Dame Cathedral, Lincoln Center, and the Library of Congress. He performed in England, Ireland, Mexico City, and Incheon, South Korea, and sang on the Grammy Award winning CD, ‘Grechaninov - Passion Week’.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Nancy Keller Kincaid; their children Amy Kincaid (Neal Jeffries) of Takoma Park, MD, Frederick (Monique) Taylor-Kincaid of Summit, NJ, Ryan (Paige) Kincaid of Kansas City, MO, and Adam Kincaid of Overland Park, KS; 11 grandchildren; and his brothers, Lairie (Debe) Kincaid of Texarkana, TX and Dr. Michael Kincaid of Bixby, OK. He is preceded in death by his parents, William Murphy and Rosann Dissler Kincaid.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on February 21, at Terrace Park Funeral Home, 801 NW 108th Street, Kansas City, MO. In lieu of flowers, the family invites memorial contributions to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art or a charitable organization of your choice.