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Donald Lee Ingram

October 13, 1955 ~ June 17, 2018 (age 62)


Donald Lee Ingram

October 13, 1955 ~ June 17, 2018


Donald “Donnie” Lee Ingram, 62, of Vandalia, MO passed away at 7:13 p.m. in Ralls County, MO on a service call.

Visitation will be held from 4-6 PM on June 21 at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center of Vandalia.

A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday June 22 at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center of Vandalia.

Donald was born on October 13, 1955, in Louisiana, MO the son of William Vernon and Mary Jane (Northern) Ingram.

He was united in marriage to Marilyn Tipton on October 19, 1973, in Farber, MO.  She survives him.

Other survivors include, one son, Brian Lee Ingram and wife Amanda of Vandalia, MO; grandchildren, Kathleen, Madilyn, Taylor, Peyton, Mary, and Wyatt; brothers, Ronald Wayne Ingram and wife Maryanna of Saverton, MO, John Murry Ingram and wife Kim of Bowling Green, MO; sisters-in-law, Carolyn Suddarth of Vandalia, MO, and Pati Ingram of Vandalia, MO; brother-in-law, Michael Tipton and wife Carol of Moberly, MO; aunt, Sandra Darlene Ewing Stone of Nashville TM, MO; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Ingram was preceded in death by three brothers, William Arthur Ingram, David Michael Ingram and Thomas Patrick Ingram.

Donald owned and operated Don’s Auto & Ingram Wrecker in Vandalia for several years.  He enjoyed helping his customers with their automobile and wrecker needs. 

When not working, Don enjoyed working on and restoring old cars, watching NASCAR and NHRA races, or just a simple ride through the countryside on his motorcycle.  Don was an avid pool player and was a member of the Missouri Eight Ball League for several years.  When time allowed, Don enjoyed shooting pool in his man cave with his friends.

Don’s biggest love was his family, especially his grandchildren that he cherished every moment with.

Mr. Ingram was a Christian by faith.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Van-Far Booster Club, in care of the Waters Funeral Home.

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