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Robert Lynn Ingram

Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024 at 7:40 pm

Robert “Bob” Lynn Ingram, 67, of Bowling Green, died Wednesday, May 29, 2024, at DePaul Hospital in Bridgeton, Mo., surrounded by his family.

Services were be Tuesday, June 4, 2024, at 10 a.m. at Second Baptist Church in Bowling Green with Bro. Mark West and Bro. Don Amelung officiating. Burial was in Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Bowling Green. Visitation was on Monday, June 3, 2024, from 4 – 7 p.m. at Bibb-Veach Funeral Homes and Crematory in Bowling Green.

Bob was born June 19, 1956, in Hannibal, Mo., to Donald Zane and Bonnie Sue (Lewis) Ingram. He was united in marriage on Oct. 30, 2021, to Letha Lynn Ebers at the Second Baptist Church in Bowling Green.  Bob was the love of Letha’s life, and she survives.

Also surviving are sons, Derek Ingram (Katie) and Ryne Ingram (Lauren), both of Bowling Green; daughter, Whitney Smith (Chris) of Olathe, Kansas; step-son, Chad Perkins of Bowling Green; step-daughter, Jessica King (Brian) of Olathe, Kansas; grandchildren: Aurora, Zane, Autumn, Charlotte, Julia, Ella, Avery, and one girl on the way; step-granddaughters, Claire and Carly King; brothers, Roger Ingram (Sharon) and Donnie Ingram (Gail) both of Bowling Green; and sister, Debbie Ingram of Bowling Green; along with  many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Bob’s parents; and an infant son died earlier.

Bob grew up and lived in Bowling Green his entire life. He was a 1974 graduate of Bowling Green High School, where he was a member of the football team. While in high school, Bob worked at Jones Bros. in Bowling Green. After high school, Bob attended Northeastern Missouri State University in Kirksville for a little over a year. He then returned to Bowling Green and went to work at Ingram Plumbing, where he worked for 48 years. During that time, Bob was instrumental in growing the business into a large regional operation. Bob served as the president of the board at Hannibal LaGrange University. He was also a member of a coin club, corvette club, and a sporting cards club. Bob enjoyed being a part of his family’s lives, especially his children and later his grandchildren. He attended many St. Louis Cardinal games and collected lots of memorabilia. He loved going to the Opry to listen to Letha sing. Other interests include driving his 2008 Corvette, and deer hunting with his kids and grandkids. He loved his mornings at MeMe’s, sitting with the guys at the “Think Tank” table. Bob was a devout member of Second Baptist Church and served as a Deacon for many years. Bob was a great guy who thoroughly enjoyed life, and he will be greatly missed by all.

Pallbearers were Zane Ingram, Ethan Martin, Bill Allen, Brady Martin, Dustin Bird, Dylan Bird, and Matthew Hembree. Honorary pallbearers will be the Second Baptist Church Deacons, the employees of Ingram Plumbing, and Chris Smith.

Memorials may be made to Second Baptist Church.

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