Richard J. Ingraham, age 80, of Painesville and formerly of Eastlake, passed away September 4th, 2020 at Grand River Health & Rehabilitation. He was born May 26th, 1940 in Oneonta, New York to the late Clarence and Leona Ingraham.
Richard was a retired salesman from Sears Company where he worked for over 26 years.
Richard was a U.S. Marine Corp Veteran and was a paratrooper with over 40 jumps and was in reconnaissance. He was the lead singer of the band “Tones” in 1957 and he appeared on The American Band Stand. He also was a Semi Pro baseball player in New York. He enjoyed traveling with his wife and spending time with his family.
He is the loving husband for 58 years to Janet L. Ingraham (nee Adams); dearest father of David A. (Tracy) Ingraham and Ronald W. Ingraham; beloved grandfather of Ashley (Matt) Williams, Leighann (Carson) Thomas, Alexander McLeod, Connor (Kaylia) McLeod, Madison McLeod, Cameron and Mikayla Ingraham; great grandfather of Miles Williams and the late Liam McLeod; brother of Jim Ingraham.
The Ingraham family would receive family and friends on Friday, September 11th, 2020 from 10:00-10:30 AM at St. Bede The Venerable, 9114 Lakeshore Blvd., Mentor. Memorial Mass to follow at 10:30 AM Friday at the church. Burial at Riverside Cemetery in Painesville.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal Funeral & Cremation Services.
5 Replies to “Richard J. Ingraham”
Done very fond memories of my cousin Janet and wonderful husband Richard. We loved visiting as often as possible and will miss his sense of humor and hospitality. We were anyways welcome on his home . May his journey be peaceful until we meet again
Rest in piece brother in law. Too many great memories. Always in our hearts.
I love you mom and Ron. Sending my love and prayers. I wish I were there with you.
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My deepest sympathy. Prayers and love to you and the family. I will try and make the service.
Dad, thank you for all the things you taught me in life, serving our country, bowling, golfing, treating everyone with dignity and respect, providing for our families… I hope to see you again one day. Love you❤️