Gary William Ingram

Gary William Ingram

Gary William Ingram

December 8, 1947 – November 26, 2012

Service: November 29, 2012

Section: Christus Garden

Gary William Ingram, 64, Elizabethton, passed away Monday, November 26, 2012, at his residence.

A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Thomas W. and Georgia Miller Ingram.

Gary was a graduate of Hampton High School. He was a former employee of North American Rayon Corporation and retired from Tennessee Technology Center. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother: Willie Ingram.

Gary was a former member of Oak Street Baptist Church and was presently a member of the Big Springs Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife: Margaret Ritchie Ingram; A Daughter & son-in-law: Mindy and Thad Buckles, Elizabethton; A Son & Daughter-in-Law: Craig & Cristi Ingram, Elizabethton; A Sister: Janice Bowers, Elizabethton; Five Grandchildren; Morgan Depew, Kaylee Ingram, Maely Ingram, Brennan Buckles and Hailey Buckles; His Mother-in-Law: Inge Ritchie, Elizabethton; a Brother-in-Law: Ronald Ritchie.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bruce Hendrich and Mr. Barry Petit, Minister, officiating.

Graveside Services will be at 12 Noon Thursday in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active Pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the funeral home at 11:20 a.m. Thursday, will be: Mike Cole, Freddy Julian, Thad Buckles, Jay Hardin, Norman Markland, Laverne Banner, Michael Banner and Kenny Gouge. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Will Andrews, Terry Peters, Gene Buck, J.C. Bowers, Larry McKinney, Ronald Ritchie and Dickie Emmert.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Friends may also visit with the family at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 11:20 a.m. Thursday to go to the cemetery.

Condolences may be made online at

Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.

Happy Valley Memorial Park