Roger Edward Ingram,71 of Lincoln passed away Sunday February 13,2022. He was a graduate of Shelby County High Scholl in 1968, received his BS from Auburn University in 1975, and received his Master’s Degree from Montevallo University in 1979. Roger became a teacher for Talladega County and Shelby County school systems before he joined the Department of Defense Dependent school system where he taught at Upwood American School in Alconbury England, Fort McClellan Elementary school at Fort McClellan Al., Dexter Elementary School at Fort Benning Ga. He retired after 38 years of teaching.
Roger loved to travel to different countries and spoke several different languages. Roger was a host family for many foreign exchange students and often go visit their families during the summer months. He traveled to faraway places such as Russia, Brazil, Guatemala, Mexico, Poland, Germany, and England. His language skills allowed him to tutor elementary students where English was their second language. And on a regular basis taught his elementary students Spanish.
Roger loved people and a good party. At gatherings with family and friends and friends, you would find Roger center stage, behind the mic singing Garth Brook’s “ I got friends in low places”. But most of all he was a beloved father to his two sons who was his world and two grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his parents Lummie Lee Sr. and Fannie Mae Burton Ingram, four sisters Frances Stephens, Betty Ruth Vaughan, Evelyn Hardin, Philliss Martin, four brothers Lummie Lee Ingram Jr., Robert Charles Ingram, Sherill (John Henry) Ingram, Billy Ingram. He is survived by his two sons Jonathan Ryan Ingram (Tiffany), Nicholas Hunter Ingram, two grandchildren Emry and Kash, Three brothers James Ingram (Ethelene), Larry Ingram, Donald Ingram (Donna), four sisters Rebecca Crumpton, Janice Phelps, Nancy Rape, Kay Maddox and a host of nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held later. Usrey Funeral Talladega assisting his family
A Memorial Tree was planted for Roger
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Usrey Funeral Home