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James Clifton Moon

November 10, 1937 ~ August 20, 2019

Services will be held: August 24, 2019

Darryl James Heuser

Dec. 1, 1953 ~ Aug. 21, 2019

Services will be held:

Betty Z. Cowing

August 15, 1922 ~ August 20, 2019

Services will be held: August 23, 2019

Oral Wise

March 1, 1952 ~ August 19, 2019

Services will be held: August 24, 2019

Joseph Rickey “Rick” French

August 28, 1945 ~ August 17, 2019

Services will be held: August 28, 2019

Martin “Matt” Willoughby

Feb. 9, 1950 ~ Aug. 6, 2019

Services will be held: September 6, 2019

Jean Carroll Kaplan

October 23, 1933 ~ August 17, 2019

Services will be held: At a later date

Bryan-Lee Funeral Homes

Brenda Kay Ward

September 3, 1945 ~ August 16, 2019

Services will be held: August 19, 2019

Rev. Russell William Kinkade

March 14, 1927 ~ June 7, 2019

Russell William (Bill) Kinkade, 92, died at his home on June 7, 2019. He was born to Thomas Harold and Amy Elizabeth Kinkade on March 14, 1927 in New Jersey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Thomas Kinkade, Jr., Margaret Guthrie and Clara Greevy.
Bill was a member of Catawba Springs Christian Church in Apex, NC. He graduated from Bob Jones University with a BA in Bible and a Masters of Divinity Degree. He served in the US Army during WW II. He served his Lord as a missionary from 1955 – 1995 in Hong Kong under Oriental Boat Mission, International Missions and Biblical Ministries Worldwide.
Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Marilyn; children, Russell William Jr. (Jean), Rachelle Dawn Fisher (Wilbur) and Rhonda Johnston; grandchildren, Matthew Kinkade (Samantha), Tiffany Stearns (Kevin), and Heather Kinkade, Zachary Johnston, Hannah Johnston and Leah Johnston, Joshua Fisher (Karla), Jacob Fisher (Jennifer) and Jonathan Fisher; great-grandchildren, Evelyn and Levi Kinkade.
A funeral service will be held at 3:30 pm Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Catawba Springs Christian Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 3:00 pm Sunday at the church, prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Biblical Ministries Worldwide, 1595 Herrington Rd., Lawrenceville, GA 30043 or Catawba Springs Christian Church Missions.
The family wishes to thank the caregivers at Wake Med Cary and Universal Healthcare, Fuquay-Varina, NC. They especially thank God for the promise of hope for eternal life in Christ Jesus, our Savior.


June 9, 2019

2:00-3:00 PM

Catawba Springs Christian Church
6801 Ten - Ten Road Apex, North Carolina 27539


June 9, 2019

3:30 pm

Catawba Springs Christian Church
6801 Ten - Ten Road Apex, North Carolina 27539

Interment, Church Cemetery


  1. Bill and Nancy

    A life well lived. Have ministered with Russ. Didn’t know his Dad but sense apples don’t fall far from the tree. Nancy and I wish the very best to the family during this difficult time.

    Bill and Nancy Amstutz

  2. Dan & Jeannette

    Dr. Russ,
    Sorry to learn of the homegoing of your father, Rev. Russell William Kinkade. He was surely a faithful and dedicated servant of the Lord’s work. We are praying for you and your family at this difficult time.
    Dan & Jeannette DiDonato

  3. Simone

    And our hope for you is unwavering, knowing as we do that just as you share in the sufferings, so you will also share in the comfort. ~ 2 Corinthians 1:7

  4. Ted and Marla Allston

    We heard the announcement in church this morning about Bill’s HOME-GOING. We feel blessed to have had the loving support and encouragement of Bill and Marilyn for many years now. We love you and are praying for you!

    Ted and Marla

  5. Gretchen aryan

    Thank you for your beloved father’s loving ministry and life in Hong Kong amongst those living on boats. As a fellow Hong Konger for 31 years I am so blessed by your parents lives and how they loved this special city .
    I am thinking of you on the home-going of a dear father and husband and missionary

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