Roy's Story

LITTLETON - Roy C. Ingraham 88, passed away Dec. 8, 2015 at a local hospital. He was born July 2, 1927, in Littleton, the son of Roy C. and Giltrice (Hanning) Ingraham Sr.

Roy attended local schools and graduated from Ricker Classical Institute. Upon graduation at the age of 17 he enlisted in the merchant marines serving during WWII. After his discharge, Roy returned to the Ingraham farm and worked there while at the same time taking flying lessons. He then went to work as a potato inspector and worked for many years before retiring on June 30, 1988. On October 29, 1949 Roy married Ella Johnston to whom he would share 66 years of marriage. Roy loved his vegetable garden and striking up conversations with local potato growers. He was also a member of the American Legion Chester L. Briggs Post #47.

In addition to his loving wife Ella he leaves behind three children: Royce Ingraham and his wife Penny of Somers, WI, Suzanne Scott and her husband Dennis of Hodgdon, Judith Ingraham of Littleton; two grandsons: Matthew Jeffery and his wife Hayley, Christopher Jeffery and his wife Kayla; four granddaughters: Jennifer Jeffery, Courtney Ingraham, Nicole Ingraham, Natalie Ingraham, two great grandchildren: Zachary Jeffery and Natalie Jeffery.

Friends may call at Dunn Funeral Home 12noon, Dec. 14, 2015 until the time of the service 1:00PM with Rev. Steve Straubel officiating. Interment will be in the Littleton Cemetery. Online condolences and guest book:
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