8/17/2016 – Former Broyhill Furniture CEO, EDC Board Member Kincaid dies at 85

Posted on: August 17th, 2016 by admin


August 17, 2016


Brent Kincaid

Brent Kincaid, a Gamewell native who climbed the ladder at Broyhill Furniture to become president and CEO, has died at the age of 85.


A longtime former member of the Caldwell County Economic Development Commission Board of Directors, Kincaid stepped down from the board in 2015.


Kincaid was named president and CEO of Broyhill Furniture in 1991, having worked for the company since 1957. He retired in 1998 but remained active in the community, serving on numerous local boards and as honorary chairman or co-chairman for capital campaigns to benefit causes, including Caldwell County Schools, the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center, Caldwell Memorial Hospital, First Baptist Church of Lenoir, and many others.


The family will receive friends on Thursday, Aug. 18 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory. Funeral services will be Friday, Aug. 19 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Lenoir.



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