William G. Ingersoll Jr., 81, of Shalimar, Florida, passed away on Nov. 8, 2015. Bill was born Nov. 18, 1933, to Marion and William G. Ingersoll in Queens, New York. He graduated from Potsdam State University with degrees in math and economics. He served his country in both the U.S. Air Force and the Immigration and Naturalization Service for a total of 37 years, rising to Deputy Chief at El Centro, California. Bill was a life member of the Fraternal Order of Retired Border Patrol Officers. Upon retirement, Bill and Joann moved to Shalimar where they were active in the Shalimar Pointe Golf Club, The Homeowner's Association, the Shalimar Library Board and numerous local charities.
He is survived by his loving wife, Joann; daughter, Vicki Garcia; son, James Ingersoll; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and many wonderful friends. His wish was to be cremated with no formal service. A private service will be held at a later date to honor his life.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to the Shalimar Library, #6 10th Avenue, Shalimar, FL 32579.
Published in Northwest Florida Daily News on Nov. 11, 2015.