Wincel lngram, age 63, of Springmill North Road, Shelby, died unexpectedly Wednesday, September 29, 1999 at Med Central Shelby Hospital after suffering a heart attack at his home.
Wincel was born November 17, 1935 in Scranton, Kentucky, the son of the late Seebert and Sylvia (Holland) Ingram. He was employed by Teledyne OSCO Steel as a sales manager for over 30 years retiring in 1995. He was a member of First Lutheran Church and a former member of Shelby Country Club and Shelby Elks. He was a genuine friend to all who knew him, a loving husband, father and grandfather. Wincel was an avid golfer with a love of gardening, birds, animals and nature. He was a 1954 graduate of Shelby High School and was an outstanding athlete having been the quarterback on the football team and captain of the basketball team. He recently attended his 45th class reunion where he was celebrated for his latest athletic fete of attempting to kick the Whitey’s half time field goal at the September 10th football game.
Wincel is survived by his wife of 30 years, Judy (Roush) Ingram, whom he wed on October 1, 1969; 3 daughters and 2 sons-in-law: Amanda and Neal Whitman of Reynoldsburg, OH; Dee Dee and Bret Jimison of Pataskala, OH; and Kelly Ingram of Boston, MA; 3 grandchildren, Neal Douglas Whitman, Robert Wincel Jimison, and Jessica Ann Jimison; a sister and brother-in-law: Genavee and Edward Mulligan of South Port, NC; brother-in-law and his wife: Billl and Phyllis Roush of Shelby; his mother-in-law, Jayne Roush Hettenbaugh of Shelby; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews; and his faithfull dog Buster.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Denver “Jack” Ingram and a nephew, Brett Mulligan.
Calling hours will be held on Friday from 3-5 and 7-9 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street in Shelby where funeral services will be held on Saturday at 10 AM with Rev. June M. Fryman officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Memorial expressions may be made to the ABC Center at First Lutheran Church in care of the funeral home.