Merton Clifford Ingle, passed away at his home in Grove, OK, on Friday, August 2, 2013 at the age of 73.
Merton was born on August 19, 1939 in Olympia, WA, the son of John H. Ingle and Elsie (Dormaier) Ingle Drake. Merton grew up in the Washington area. He served his country in the United States Army. Merton worked as a manager in the Aerospace Technology industry and then later worked for Sony. He enjoyed woodworking, dragon boat racing, fishing and spending time with his family. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge where he served as Master for many years. He will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his father John Ingle; and sister Doris Rubin.
He is survived by his wife Bonnie of the home in Grove, OK; mother Elsie Ingle and her husband Jim Drake; two daughters Cheryl Brown and her husband Stephen of Oregon City, OR, and Stacy Duckro and her husband Dan of Phoenix, Arizona; three grandchildren: Jonathan Mellon, Melissa Mellon, and Devyn Galloway; stepson Timothy Scott Gadberry and his wife Dawna; stepdaughter Deborah Allen and her husband Barry; four step grandchildren; three step great grandchildren; sister Carol Davis; and a host of other relatives and friends.
The graveside service will be held at the Valley Memorial Park on Monday, August 12, 2013 at 12PM. The family will greet friends from 6PM to 8PM at the Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home in Grove, OK on Wednesday, August 7, 2013. Arrangements are under the direction of Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home, Grove, OK and Valley Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Hillsboro, OR. Friends and family may leave notes of encouragement by viewing Merton’s Book of Memories at www.honoringmemories.com.