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In Memory of

James M. Ingram

April 12, 1942 - November 30, 2016

Obituary


Funeral services with full military honors for James M. Ingram Jr., age 74 of Canton, will be held at 2:00pm on Monday December 19, 2016 at Foxwood Memorial Park, Ogdensburg, New York, with Deacon Jim Snell officiating. Mr. Ingram passed away at his home on November 30, 2016 surrounded by his loving family after months of outstanding care by amazing, professional staff and trained volunteers from Hospice.

Surviving are his wife of 42 years Roswitha "Vita" Ingram; a son James Ingram III & his wife Gini; two daughters Jessica Maggio & her husband Kevin...

Funeral services with full military honors for James M. Ingram Jr., age 74 of Canton, will be held at 2:00pm on Monday December 19, 2016 at Foxwood Memorial Park, Ogdensburg, New York, with Deacon Jim Snell officiating. Mr. Ingram passed away at his home on November 30, 2016 surrounded by his loving family after months of outstanding care by amazing, professional staff and trained volunteers from Hospice.

Surviving are his wife of 42 years Roswitha "Vita" Ingram; a son James Ingram III & his wife Gini; two daughters Jessica Maggio & her husband Kevin and Melissa Dawley & her husband Kurt; seven grandchildren, Aidan, Amelia, James, William, Sidney, Whitney & Sadie; three great-grandchildren Jayden, Luke, Beau and two additional on the way; a brother William Ingram & his wife Kathleen and a sister Ella Mae Keinert; two sisters-in-law in Germany Karin Tacken and her husband Helmut and Brunhilde Schuck; along with many nieces, nephews & cousins.

His parents James & Ella; in-laws Leonard & Maria Wilms and a great-granddaughter Lily Beth predeceased him.

James was born on April 12, 1942 in Norristown PA, a son of the late James M. Sr. & Ella Mae (Smith) Ingram. He graduated from Southern Lehigh High School in Coopersburg, PA and joined the US Air Force in 1961, where he worked in the field of Precision Measurement. While enlisted in the Air Force, Jim achieved a Bachelor of Science degree in physics and a Master of Business and Marketing degree.

Following his retirement from the military in 1981 at the rank of Master Sergeant, he worked with several companies world-wide in the field of Metrology/Calibration, most recently with ATS Metrology in California. He also taught business courses at various universities and established his own consulting firms "Inwil" and "J.M. Ingram & Associates". In 1993 he was the President of NCSL (National Conference of Standard Laboratories).

Jim enjoyed worldwide traveling, education, teaching, stamp collecting, photography, gardening, art/drawing, fishing, reading science magazines and science fiction books, movies and spending time with his family.

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