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Oscar R. Ingram, 72, stationary engineerOscar R....


Oscar R. Ingram, 72, stationary engineer

Oscar R. Ingram, a retired stationary engineer who was active in church work, died Wednesday of cancer at the Liberty Medical Center. He was 72 and lived in Northwest Baltimore.

Mr. Ingram retired seven years ago after 38 years with the Baltimore City school system.

The native of North Carolina, who came to Baltimore in 1942, was a class leader, a member of the steward board and a tenor in the Gospel Chorus at the Pennsylvania Avenue African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Pennsylvania Avenue and Dolphin Street, where services will be held at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow.

He is survived by his wife, the former Eldamae Barnes; three daughters, Faith McNair, Mona Horton and Renee Douglass, all of Baltimore; four sons, Mario Barboza and Antonio Barboza, both of Virginia Beach, Va., and Steven Ingram and Kirk Ingram, both of Baltimore; two sisters, Mildred Alexander of Kannapolis, N.C., and Myrtle Davis of Baltimore; 17 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

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