THOMASVILLE Robert Lanier Ingram, age 77, a retired postmaster of Thomasville, Ala., died July 7, 2013, at home. He was born June 17, 1936. Bob was a member of the Bashi United Methodist Church, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, Past Master of Oliver Lodge # 334 F&AM, Past President of the Thomasville Rotary Club and Past President of The Alabama Chapter of The National Association of Postmasters.
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Bob, known to his grandchildren as "B-Bob," struck everyone who met him with his kindness, wisdom, and gentle strength. His great loves were Rosemary, his wife of 54 years, family and friends, his family land, his cows, and making sure that everyone around him knew that they were loved.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter Ira Ingram and Lottie Belle Harrison Ingram; sister, Joan Ingram; and daughter, Angela Ingram Pope
He is survived by his wife, Rosemary Ramsey Ingram of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; daughter, Cindy Ingram Cade of Birmingham, Ala.; son, Robert Lanier Ingram Jr. (Molly) of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; nine grandchildren, Rob Pope, Clint Pope, Cody Pope, Ingram Cade, Mary Wesley Cade, Madeline Ingram, Lanier Ingram, Mac Goodwin, and Libby Goodwin; and three great-grandchildren, Natalie Pope, Summer Pope, and Hunter Pope.
Memorial services will be 2 p.m. today, July 10, 2013, at Bashi United Methodist Church with Rev. Brooks Etheridge officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bashi United Methodist Church Building Fund.
Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.
Arrangements by O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville, Ala.
O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home Inc
34550 Hwy 43
Thomasville, AL 36784
Published in Tuscaloosa News on July 10, 2013