Mr. Ingold was a retired Colonel in the United States Air Force. He served in the Vietnam War and received a Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, and many other commendations. Later in his career, he worked in the communications office in Washington D.C. and helped set up the Emergency Broadcast System. Harry was a member of First Baptist Church, Freeburg, IL, where he served as a Sunday school teacher for 25 years. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, and his orchard and pecan trees.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Nova, nee Glover, Ingold; and two sisters, Sylvia (Hank) McCown and Sue Flowers.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Joyce, nee Hubbard, Ingold, whom he married on May 9, 1959; two children, Teresa (Michael) Cherney of Omaha, NE, and Gregory (Cynthia) Ingold of Freeburg, IL; six grandchildren, Katelyn (Ryan) McDermott and their children, Remington and Clementine of Sloan, IA, Eric Cherney of Omaha, NE, Harrison Ingold of St. Louis, MO, Kristen (U.S. Navy Lt. JG Dan) Lindauer of Norfolk, VA, Megan Ingold of Freeburg, IL, and Lauren Ingold of Freeburg, IL; a niece, Ann Mann of Raleigh, NC; and many grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Freeburg Library or to BJC Hospice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, February 3, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL. Masks are required.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, February 3, 2022, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL. Masks are required.