Roscoe Leroy Ingrim, 90, of Riverside, California, entered into rest on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Riverside, California. Celebration of life graveside services will be held on Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 11:00 am at Rose Hill Cemetery in Shenandoah with Pastor Kurt Hoover officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends with visitation and viewing one hour prior to the services from 10:00 to 11:00 am at Nishna Valley Funeral and Cremation Service in Shenandoah. Burial will take place in the Rose Hill Cemetery with military honors accorded by the Shenandoah American Legion Post #88 Honor Guard. Memorials are being directed to the family.
Roscoe Leroy Ingrim, son of John Forrest and Mable Mae (Tharp) Ingrim, was born March 24, 1931, in Sparks, Oklahoma. He entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at the Kaiser Foundation Hospital in Riverside, California at the age of 90 years, 3 months, 26 days.
Roscoe grew up in the Shenandoah area, where he attended the Shenandoah Community Schools. He graduated from Shenandoah High School with the Class of 1950. While in high school, he worked at a local publication business, where he became interested in typesetting. Following high school, he enlisted in the United States Navy on August 10, 1950, during the Korean Conflict as an Engineer and was honorably discharged on June 7, 1954 in San Diego, California.
He was married, to his wife, Phyllis Carlson and they settled in Riverside, California. To this union two sons were born, Ricky and Randy. Roscoe worked for many years as a typesetter for Press Enterprise in Riverside, California prior to retirement. He was a member of the local VFW. He enjoyed hunting and trapping. He also enjoyed sharing stories with his family about his time in the Navy.
Preceding Roscoe in death were his wife, Phyllis Ingrim; son, Ricky Ingrim; and his parents, John and Mable Ingrim. Left to cherish his memory are his son, Randy Ingrim and Penny of Riverside, CA; granddaughter, Julie Ingrim; grandson, Travis Ingrim; five great grandchildren; other relatives and many cherished friends.
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