Ronald J. Ingram, 84, of Altoona passed away Thursday afternoon at his home surrounded by his loving wife and daughter. He was born in Center County, son of the late Joseph W. Ingram and Catherine (Griffin) Ingram.
Surviving is his devoted wife of 31 years, Margie (Szebin) Ingram. They were married on February 14, 1991.
Also surviving are his children: Pamela Pease (Ted), Ronald (Lisa), Lisa, Scott, and Kelli Hill (Will). Grandchildren: Ron, Jeromey, Royce, Tabbi, T.R. and 6 great grandchildren. Siblings: Samuel, Robert (Sherry), Richard, Melvin (Patty), Patricia Roberts (Roy) and was preceded in death by his sister Janice Friday.
He graduated from Tyrone High School, District of Columbia Police Academy, American University with a Bachelors Degree in Administration of Justice and numerous seminars at University of Maryland.
Ron was a retired Captain of the DC Police Department. At that time he was the second youngest DC Police Department Lieutenant that was promoted to Captain. Most of his career he was assigned to the First Precinct/First District.
He was a life member of DC Retired Police Officers Association and International Association of Chiefs of Police. He was a former member of DC Police Association.
Ron loved reading his bible everyday and lived his life by the Book of Proverbs.
He was a volunteer at Epworth Nursing Home, Youth Summer Camp, Lay Speaker, Usher and Galloping Gourmet.
Ron enjoyed traveling the U.S., RVing, calling Bingo, fishing, and hunting.
Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 29th at The Good Funeral Home, Altoona and funeral service will be at 1:30 pm Wednesday, March 30th at The Good Funeral Home. Interment at Alto Reste Park following service.