Jim Ingland, 69, of Liberal, passed away on October 26, 2015 at his home in Liberal, KS.
He was born on May 15, 1946 to Harvey and Blanche (Norris) Ingland in Liberal, KS.
He married Trish Nichols on March 21, 1964 in Liberal. She survives.
He grew up in Liberal and was a graduate of Liberal High School, Class of 1964. While in school he was a highly honored member of the FFA. Jim worked as a farmer and chemical consultant for Engel Oil. He also worked as a Truck Driver as an Owner-Operator. Jim had many hobbies including woodworking, welding, metal-sculpting, hunting & fishing. He also loved his family and spending time with his grandchildren. Jim was a member of KMCA- Kansas Motor Carriers Assoc. OOIDA- Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assoc.as a Lifetime member. and the Liberal Masonic Lodge. He had also served on the Five-State Fair Board from 1983-1992, where he had also served as President.
Jim is also survived by two daughters- Becky Greene of Camdenton, MO, Roena Witt and husband Scotty of Camdenton, MO; one son- Jason Ingland and wife Susan of Hooker, OK; one brother- Richard Ingland of Dodge City, KS; one sister, Loree Glass of Liberal, KS. 12 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one daughter- Ramona Ingland, his parents and one brother- Harvey Ingland.
A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, October 30, 2015 at 11:00 am at the Miller Mortuary Chapel with Pastor Rex Petty, officiating.
Memorials are suggested to St. Catherine’s Hospice.