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Timothy “Tim” Ingram

November 28, 1955 - July 14, 2021

Timothy “Tim” Ingram, age 65, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Wednesday, July 14, 2021.

Born in Wilmington, DE on November 28, 1955, he was a son of the late Raymond W. and Shirley (Conner) Ingram. Tim grew up in Rambleton Acres and Hares Corner. He was a graduate of William Penn High School, class of 1974. Tim had more jobs than one could count. Most notably, he worked for Ray Honey’s Garbage Service, Criscone’s Gulf Station at Hares Corner, Hoy’s Penn Jersey, Atlantic Aviation, Wm. M. Young Lumber Co., and Grubb Lumber Co.

Tim joined the Wilmington Manor Fire Co. in 1970 as a second generation following his father’s footsteps. He held the ranks of every operational leadership position as well as Board of Director and Chairman of the Board. Tim was also Fire Chief for several years. He was bestowed the honor of being elected to the position of Fire Chief Emeritus. He was a 50-year Life Active member, receiving that honor in 2020.  He received many citations and commendations throughout his years of service. Tim was also a longtime member of the Christiana Fire Co. and remained active on and off for many years.

Tim was a longtime member of the Asbury United Methodist Church in New Castle, where he was currently serving as Chairman of the Board of Trustees.  He was a Master Mason and a proud member of the High Noon Lodge No. 38 of Newport where he currently held the office of Secretary. He was also a member of the Shield & Square Club of Delaware, as well as Treasurer of the Daylight Chapter.

In 2019, Tim received a Gift of Life donation, from a most gracious and loving family. This gift was life changing, and inspired Tim and family to promote and educate others on the Gift of Life process.

Tim loved bluegrass and country music, his beloved pets, tinkering around in his workshop, and above all, spending time with his family, especially at his beach home. He cherished his friendships with countless people throughout his life.

Tim is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 42 years, Pamela J. (Hollyday) Ingram; son, Chad Ingram (Kimberly); daughter, Courtney Anderson (John); grandchildren, Emily, Cole, and Jaxson; siblings, Michael Ingram (Karen) of Warwick, MD, Julie Leonard (Jeff) of New Castle, and Tammy Evans (Darrell) of Warwick, MD; and a host of nieces, nephews, and dear friends.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8pm on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at Asbury United Methodist Church, 300 E. Basin Road, New Castle, DE. A second visitation will be held from 11 am until 12 pm at the Asbury United Methodist Church, where a funeral service will begin at 12 pm. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Tim’s memory to the Wilmington Manor Fire Company, P.O. Box 645, New Castle, DE 19720; Delaware Humane Association, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801, Attn: Jeanette Hayes; or to Asbury United Methodist Church, 300 East Basin Road, New Castle, DE 19720.

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41 Guestbook messages for Timothy “Tim” Ingram

  • We are so very sorry for your loss. Our hearts and prayers are with you all.

    Regards,
    Laura and Jay Brignola

  • So sorry for your loss Peggy Chandlee Aiken

  • My prayers go out for Pam and the family. Tim will be missed so very much, especially his smile and goodwill toward all. He is safe now in the hands of our Lord.

  • Mrs Ingram…Courtney and the entire family…so sorry for your loss. Prayers to all.

  • Going to miss catching up with you brother. Rest in peace and thank you for your friendship.

  • Rest Easy Chief thank you for all the great talks and advice throughout the years!

  • My thoughts and prayers to the Ingram Family on your
    loss. Tim was a good man and a great friend.🙏

  • Rest in peace my Brother you will be missed. You are pain free. You will be in are prayers forever.

  • I am so sorry to you Pam,and your extending family. So many years with Tim,from such a young age. I’m glad for you both for having that time and making the life and family together. My heart aches for you tonight. I am praying for you.

  • RIP brother tim you will be missed

  • So,so sorry to hear the passing of this wonderful man! Keeping Pam & his family in our thoughts & prayers

  • What can i say about Chief Ingram, He was one of a kind, a brother Mason, fellow Fire Chief, and a all around great guy, never had to worry about were you stood with him because he was quick to tell you. When I worked at Fireboard and he was Fire Chief and station 28 button lite up you knew you were in trouble because you just messed up, but he was quick to tell you you did a good job also. As a Masonic brother he was a true Mason in every sense of the word, knew what it meant to be a mason. I had the honor of doing some Shield an Square master mason degrees with him, he was always happy and a smile on his face. Well brother Tim RIP at the celestial lodge above, I will miss you my friend. SO MOTE IT BE.

  • My heart is with you, along with my prayers. I pray that your love for one another will give you strength, and that memories will provide comfort in the challenging days ahead. I am so grateful I have come to know so many members of this close and loving family over the years working with Courtney at DHA. I wish I could wrap my arms around you in virtual hugs.

  • Tim will be dearly missed by everyone at Asbury. He was a wonderful friend & leader. I send my heartfelt sympathy to Pam & family, as I truly know the pain of your loss. Rest in Peace, Tim!

  • To Pamela and children and all the families.I am so sorry . All of you are in my thoughts and prayers. God is with you lean on him. Love to all of you.Love you all! Frances Terrell

  • I’m sorry for your loss my condolences to yhe family

  • Very sorry for your loss, sending 🙏prayers for the family……
    From the Crockett family

  • First all I am I shock to hear of Tim’s death, to the Ingram/Anderson family your dad was the most sweetest caring loving father grandfather and son, I always had conversations with him and he I felt really good after we finish our conversation , your dad was such a warm giving person and above all everyone loved him, there are no words to say that are going to make you feel any better except time Heals all wounds I won’t be easy but as time goes by it will get better ans you will remember all good memories of him, i still talk yo my mom and dad and boy don’t I wish they were here, I want to let you know it’s ok cry vent get mad scream it normal I want to send my condolences to all of you and know I’m here for you I love and miss you all Marianne Zito

  • Although we knew Tim for only a few years, he made a lasting impression.
    He was a kind, family oriented individual and who made us feel that we had been friends forever.
    Rest in peace Tim. You will never be forgotten.
    Our sincerest sympathy to the entire family.

  • With sincere condolences to the family. God Bless you all!

  • To the family of Timmy,
    So sorry to hear about the passing of Timmy, he was a great friend and person to be around. Sending prayers and positive thoughts to the family.
    From Mike Sartin & Family

  • So very sorry to here of Tim’s passing. My heart felt condolences to Pam, her children and extended family. I have many memories of spending time with them at manor. May he rest in peace.

  • Pam, My thoughts and prayers are with you , Chad , Courtney and everyone in your family upon Tim’s passing . I’ve always felt that you, Tim and I had a very special relationship over the years beyond me just being your lawyer. God rest Tim’s soul ! Pete Clark

  • I had just talked to him about Grubb Lumber on Tuesday. I’m still in shock. My prayers go out for you and your family. He will be missed greatly. God Bless

  • Rest In Peace my Christian Friend

  • Pam………..Thinking of you at this time. I remember meeting Tim years ago. He was working at Young Lumber at the time. We had a very nice conversation. I thoroughly enjoyed talking to him.

    Jim

  • Pam, Chad, Courtney, Michael, Julie, Tammy and families,
    Sending our sincere condolences on the loss of you husband, father, brother and friend. Please know that Preston and I are praying for peace and comfort as you all move forward. May you feel God’s comforting hands wrapped around you and all the prayers surrounding you with love.

  • RIP Brother

  • My deepest sympathy Pam. So sorry for your lose. You and your family are in my prayers.
    Sincerely,
    Lill

  • Deepest sympathy Pam and to your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • I’m sorry for your loose I remember Timmy and all the Ingram’s while I was growing up, what a special family.

  • RIP Chief…and thank you for being a friend. Thoughts and Prayers to your family.
    Glenn Taylor

  • I known Tim for most my life Tim was a Great Friend, Great All Around Guy. Last time I saw Tim was over a Year ago. He Always treated me Great always there if u needed Him. This is not Goodbye my Friend Its Till We Meet Again at that big Firestation in the Sky. R.I.P. MY FRIEND U WILL BE MISSED DEARLY…..

  • Tim & I were both junior members at Wilmington Manor around the same time. Sta. 32 was in its infancy, so crews were limited. But it was not uncommon to see the open cab Maxim pull up on a scene with Ray driving and Tim jumping of the back. To see that legacy continue to be passed on today is commendable. Tim has served his community well over the years and I wish to thank his family for sharing him with us. Our sympathy and prayers are with your family. Chief, I salute you and thank you !

  • Prayers to Tim’s family.
    We grew up so long ago it seems and met the best friends you could ever ask for. Most of us have remained friend’s throughout the year’s. Tim and Mike, Tammy and Julie were some of that group. Unfortunately our group is getting smaller. To Tim’s wife and children know he was loved by MANY. That big smile. RIP Dear Friend☺. Tell the old gang up there Hi. Rambleton Always🖒

  • I members went he was chief of fire company

  • So very sorry to hear of the passing of Tim. Thoughts and prayers for the family. Will always remember living a few houses up from the Ingrams in Rambleton. May Tim rest in peace.

  • Tim was an exceptional person and we are so very sorry for the pain of his loss. He will be dearly missed by all. Please take comfort that he is now Resting in Peace with the Lord.

  • My condolences.

  • We are both so sorry for the loss of your loved one.
    Sending prayers to you and the family in this difficult time.
    Tim was a wonderful individual that will sorely be missed my many.

  • You are truly in heaven Tim…
    A good heart and blessed soul you always will have…