Larry Stuart Ingham, 74, a resident of Parsons, departed this life Wednesday morning, March 27, 2013, in Hospice Care Corp. Inpatient Unit at Elkins. He had been in declining health.
He was born Thursday, July 21, 1938, at Arlington, Va., a son of the late Leonard Rice Ingham and Lulu Madison Ingham.
He was twice married. First on Aug. 20, 1960, he was married to the former Lara Sue Williams, who preceded him in death. Second on April 2, 2002, he was married to the former Judith Lee "Judy" Orr, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Michael Stuart Ingham of Parsons and Mark David Ingham and wife, Jennifer, of Villa Rica, Ga.; three daughters, Mary Belinda Cordell and husband, Randy, of Douglasville, Ga., Melissa Lou Gibson and husband, Robert, of Canton, Ga., and Melanie Sue Ambrose and husband, Jim, of Moore Station Road, Parsons; two stepdaughters, Melanie Lynn Kelly and husband, Kenny, of Dailey, and Susan Annette Heckler and husband Mark, of Hambleton; and 18 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He was a graduate with the class of 1956 from The Massanutten Military Academy in Woodstock, Va., and attended Davis & Elkins College in Elkins. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was a former manager of Shoney's Restaurant, retiring during 1982. He was a licensed private pilot, was a member of Mt. Top Hunting Club, was a hunter and enjoyed golf.
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons today from 5 to 8 p.m. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home parlor Saturday, March 30, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Jeff Anderson will officiate, and interment will follow in Parsons City Cemetery at Parsons.
The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the First United Methodist Church, 101 First St., Parsons, WV 26287. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Larry Stuart Ingham. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.