Mr. Joseph Robert "Bob" Ingram of Ozark died Tuesday morning, Aug. 14, 2007, in Dale Medical Center. He was 82. Funeral services will be Friday in the Chapel of Holman Funeral Home in Ozark at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Russell Burleson officiating. Interment will be 3 p.m. Friday in Garden Hills Cemetery in Opelika with military honors. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 9:30 a.m. Friday until service time at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his memory to the United Methodist Childrens Home, P. O. Box 830, Selma, Alabama 36702-0830, or to the American Diabetes Association, P. O. Box 1012, Wetumpka, AL 26092. Mr. Ingram was born March 5, 1925, in Bay Minette to the late Margaret Kussiner Ingram and Richard Lafayette Ingram. He grew up in Montgomery and attended school there. He joined the U.S. Navy in 1943. He served as a medic during World War II in the Navy and the Marines, and in the Army during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Ingram worked with the Montgomery Advertiser, Auburn Plainsman, and Lee County Bulletin. He then worked with civil service at Fort Rucker as a printer until his retirement. Mr. Ingram was an avid camper and served as a Campground Host for the United States Forestry Service and as a volunteer for the National Park Service. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed golf and Auburn football. Mr. Ingram was a member of Westview Heights United Methodist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Nancy Ingram in 1968, and two sisters, Margaret Summerlin and Frances Stuckey. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Jeanette Godwin Ingram of Ozark; one son and daughter-in-law, Joseph D. and Carolyn Ingram of Panama City, Fla.; one sister, Barbara Ann Bohn of Warner Robins, Ga.; one brother, John Richard Ingram; three grandchildren, Jennifer Burley of San Antonio, Texas, Joseph David Ingram of Panama City, and Stephanie Ingram of Panama City; five great grandchildren, Adam, Justin, and Jeremy Burley, Brian Ingram and Zack Wolfe. Holman Funeral Home of Ozark, (334) 774-5348, is in charge of arrangements.
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