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Obituary: Roscoe C. "Rock" Ingram, Columbus

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Roscoe C. "Rock" Ingram, 73, of Columbus, went home to be with the Lord at 2:15 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility.

Rock was born in Kings Creek, Ky., December 20, 1939, to the late Ford and Edna (Cornet) Ingram, the fourth of eight children. His family moved to Lawrenceburg, Indiana, in the spring of 1946. Rock joined the U.S. Army in 1956 and served in Korea, France, Washington State, and Virginia. He left the service in 1965 with the rank of Sergeant.  He retired from Cummins Inc.

He married Emma Faye Larson February 10, 1973, in Gallatin, Tenn. She survives.

A graveside inurnment service will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Christiansburg Cemetery with Reverend Nelson Lee officiating. Military rites will be performed by Brown County Veterans Color Guard. A celebration of life picnic will follow the service at 1:00 p.m. at Donner Park in Columbus.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Online condolences may be sent to the Ingram family at

Rock is survived by his wife; children, Tonya L. (Ingram) Ross of Columbus and Shannon R. Ingram of Indianapolis; stepchildren, William C. Loper of Buford, SC, Patricia L. (Loper) Spencer of Alquina, IN, and James N. Loper of Greenwood; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, two brothers, and his youngest daughter, Rebecca Ruth (Ingram) Hadley.

Arrangements were entrusted to Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home.


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