Robert "Bob" Ingram
Jan 24, 1940 – Nov 18, 2016
Robert "Bob" Ingram was born January 24th, 1940 in Grand Junction, CO to Elmer "Ras" & Freda Ingram. Bob passed away peacefully on November 18th, 2016 with his wife "Cookie" by his side. He spent his childhood in Grand Junction hunting, fishing, and playing baseball through Junior College. Robert had so many funny stories of his escapades with his friends growing up as a Police Officer's son. Graduating from the University of Colorado in 1962 with a BS in Business, He then joined the Navy and enrolled in Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island, graduating March 1963. Bob met "Cookie" in Hawaii and they Married in April 1965 while stationed at Pearl Harbor. He then left on a West Pac Tour which included Vietnam on the USS Fletcher. After leaving the Navy in 1966, he worked for the Government in Denver, CO and then on to Seattle in September 1968. Bob received many honors and promotions throughout his career. He retired as the Chief of the Contract Management Division in 1996 with over 30 years working as a Government employee. After retirement, he enjoyed spending time with his family. He loved taking his grandsons, Rylan and Colton, to baseball, soccer, and Kung Fu when they were younger and being a part of their lives as they grew into young men. Most importantly, Bob had time to fish with his Son and Grandsons.
He is survived by his wife Neola "Cookie" of 51 years, his son Thane and wife Heather, their sons Rylan and Colton. He has an aunt and cousins in Colorado.
His memorial service will be Sunday, December 4th, 2016 at Bonney-Watson Washington Memorial at 1pm. Reception to follow.
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