A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 from Main Street United Methodist Church. A graveside service will follow at 5 p.m. in Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens, Cheraw.
Memorials may be made to the Ingram Girls Trust Fund in care of First Citizens Bank, 406 Highway 301 N., Dillon, S.C. 29536.
A native of Cheraw, Mr. Ingram was a graduate of Clemson University and the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham, Ala. Following his admission to the South Carolina Bar, he began practicing law in Dillon in 1981.
Upon entering Clemson, Mr. Ingram was in the initial group of Edgar A. Brown Scholars. He was the recipient of the Kitty M. Fairey Scholarship at Clemson. Mr. Ingram served as President of the Student Senate, and was a member of the South Carolina State Student Legislature, Blue Key National Honor Fraternity, and Hugo L. Black Society. He was also selected to appear in Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
During his years of practice, Mr. Ingram served as an Assistant Solicitor of the Fourth Judicial Circuit, Dillon Town Recorder, and Dillon County Public Defender. He also served as Chairman of the Dillon County Democratic Party for many years.
Mr. Ingram had worked in various capacities with the youth of Dillon County and spent many hours as a volunteer with Dillon Christian School, the Boy Scouts, and youth baseball programs. He was a member of Main Street United Methodist Church.
His office was open to people of all races and stations in life, regardless of their ability to pay.
Surviving are two daughters, Suzanne Kinon Ingram of Lander University in Greenwood, and Reba Anne Ingram of the home; his father, Thomas E. Ingram Sr., of Cheraw; a sister, Sallie I. Goldfinch of Cheraw; two brothers, Emsley G. (Debbie) Ingram and Thomas E. Ingram Jr. of Cheraw; several nieces and nephews, and special friends, Judge and Mrs. Marion “Son” Kinon and John Grubb, all of Dillon.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Sammie Thompson Ingram.
Arrangements were entrusted to Cooper Funeral Home.