Tuesday, March 14, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel.
Officiating: Mr.Kenny Haddock.
Music: selected favorite songs.
Interment: Interment of his cremains will take place at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Honorary Pallbearers: Ronald Ingram, Donnie Ingram, Jerry Ingram, and John Ingram.
Thomas Patrick "Cotton" Ingram passed away unexpectedly at 2:52 p.m. on Tuesday, March7, 2017 at Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia. "Cotton" attended schools in Bowling Green and was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Bowling Green. After school, he began working on a rail gang, installing new track for Burlington Northern Railroad for about 18 years. Cotton then worked for a couple of years at the Eastern Missouri Livestock Center in Bowling Green. He then worked as a mechanic for over ten years, retiring in 2004 due to his health. Cotton enjoyed camping, fishing, playing video games, cards, pool, and spending time with his grandchildren.
Born: May 14, 1954 in Louisiana, Missouri the son of William Vernon and Mary Jane (Northern) Ingram.
Married: Patricia M. Riechard in Mexico, Missouri on October31, 2003.
Survivors include: wife, Patti of Vandalia; three sons: Shawn Ingram of Columbia; Michael and wife, Tamra Riechard of Hannibal; Justin Riffle of Elsberry; two daughters: Carmen Hamilton of Kirksville; Angel Morrison of Pittsfield, Illinois; three brothers: Ronald W. and wife, Mary Anne Ingram of Saberton, Missouri; Donnie and wife, Marilyn Ingram of Vandalia; John M. and wife, Kim Ingram of Bowling Green; aunt, Darlene Stone of Nashville, Tennessee; also survived by nine grandchildren, several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by: parents; one son, Allie Riffle; two brothers: William Arthur Ingram and David Michael Ingram.
Memorials are encouraged to the American Cancer Society