Johnny Ingram was born September 24, 1956 in Oakland, California to the union of John and Gloria Jean Ingram.
Johnny attended local schools in Richmond, California. He had many interests and passions including science art and music. In his early teenage years, his knowledge of science was put on display in Richmond’s local newspaper. He was a dreamer and had a vivid imagination for art. Johnny never took a music lesson, yet he captured people’s attention with his abilities to master almost any instrument that he took an interest in. His favorite instrument was the bass guitar.
Johnny worked many years in construction. His most memorable job was helping to rebuild the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge after the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.
Johnny enjoyed working on cars with his father and he really enjoyed fishing, camping and traveling across country with his relatives.
Johnny accepted Jesus Christ as his savior early in life and had a remarkable sense of memory for quoting bible verses.
Johnny entered into eternal rest on August 11, 2020 at the Princeton Manor Healthcare Center in Oakland, California.
He was preceded in death by his father, John Ingram.
He leaves to cherish his memory his mother Gloria Jean Ingram; a special friend “Uncle Dale”; daughters Keisha Ingram and Alesha Lynch (Adam); grandchildren Saysheka Ingram, Maciera Booth, Aklyla and Allyah Saunders and Levi, Lily and Lincoln Lynch; great granddaughter Janiyah Elmore and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends.
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