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Jess Earl Ingram

October 2, 1928 January 28, 2020
Jess Earl Ingram
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Jess Earl Ingram was born in Grants Pass, Oregon on October 2, 1928. The son of Jess and Elda H. Ingram, they moved around a lot during his younger years and he went to 6 different schools until he went to high school in Lebanon, Oregon.

Before graduating in 1946, he was active in many clubs. Jess lettered in baseball and football and was class president and captain of the football team. It was in high school where he met Wanda Lee Nichols. The two would marry on December 4, 1948 and they would move to Cutler City on the Oregon Coast where he and his dad operated Ingram and Son Logging for many years. After being drafted into the United States Army, Jess would see service in Korea before being honorably discharged as a Corporal in 1954.

In 1963 they moved to Stayton and started Western Auto Store. After his high school sweetheart Wanda passed away, Jess would eventually find companionship with Dorothy Dambley who was a lifelong friend. The two would move to the Oregon coast where Jess would reside until his passing on January 28th, 2020 in Newport Oregon, at the age of 91.

Jess was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda and son, Tommy Alan Ingram. He is survived by his son, Ted J Ingram; and sisters, Lila Jackson of Tigard, OR (95 yrs. old), Francis Wheaton of Woodland, WA (97 yrs. old).

A time for viewing will be from 11 AM to 1 PM on February 8th, 2020 at Weddle Funeral Service in Stayton followed by a graveside service at 1:00 PM at Lone Oak Cemetery in Stayton, Oregon.

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Visitation

Saturday

8

Feb

11:00 AM 2/8/2020 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 2/8/2020 1:00:00 PM
Weddle Funeral Service - Stayton

1777 N. Third Avenue
Stayton, OR 97383

Weddle Funeral Service - Stayton
1777 N. Third Avenue Stayton 97383 OR
United States

Graveside

Saturday

8

Feb

1:00 PM 2/8/2020 1:00:00 PM
Lone Oak II Cemetery

9695 Boedigheimer
Stayton, Oregon 97383

Lone Oak II Cemetery
9695 Boedigheimer Stayton 97383 Oregon
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Lone Oak Cemetery Final Resting Place

1777 N 3rd Ave
Stayton, Oregon 97383

1777 N 3rd Ave Stayton 97383 Oregon
United States
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