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Abril 05, 2024

Fr. Mike Ingram

Revered Walter Young “Mike” Ingram
November 28, 1954 –
April 2, 2024
Rosary
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, Grovetown
Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Starts at 6:45 pm
Visitation
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church
Tuesday, April 16, 2024
7:15 - 9:00 pm
Mass
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church
Wednesday, April 17, 2024
11:00 am
Mass
The Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist, Savannah
Thursday, April 18, 2024
11:00 am
Interment
Catholic Cemetery in Savannah, GA
Thursday, April 18, 2024

Fr. Mike Ingram entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, April 2, 2024. He was 69.

Fr. Mike Ingram was a native of Augusta, Georgia. He graduated from St. Mary on the Hill Catholic School and Aquinas High School. He earned a B.S. Degree in Public Administration from Georgia Southern College in 1976. After a six-year stint of local government administration in Bulloch, Jenkins, and Richmond Counties in Georgia, he filled in as a History/Economics teacher and coach at his alma mater, Aquinas High School, for eighteen months. His next fourteen years were spent as the General Manager of Johannsen Sporting Goods in Augusta, which were very enjoyable and successful.

Fr. Ingram was accepted by Bishop J. Kevin Boland to the Diocese of Savannah Seminarian Program in 1998. He was sent to Pope John XXIII National Seminary in Boston, MA for his education and formation. Bishop Boland ordained Fr. Mike Ingram a priest for the Diocese of Savannah on June 29, 2002, at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Savannah. Fr. Ingram’s assignments have been: Parochial Vicar, St. Anne Catholic Church, Columbus, GA (2002-2005), Pastor, Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Macon, GA (2005-2011), Pastor, St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, Grovetown, GA (2011-Present), Assistant Vocations Director, Diocese of Savannah (2005-2008), Vicar Forane, Macon Deanery (2006-2011), Vocations Director, Diocese of Savannah (2008-2011), Priest Personnel Committee, Diocese of Savannah (2014-2016), Council of Priests, Diocese of Savannah (2017-2021).

Family members include his brothers: Keith Moore Ingram and John Gregory Ingram, Sr. (Donna); nieces and nephews: Taylor Moore Ingram, Sarah Elizabeth Ingram, John Gregory Ingram, Jr., and Drew Michael Ingram (Molly); great nephew: Jameson Holden Ingram; and Norma Ingram (wife of the late Walter Young Ingram III). He is preceded in death by his parents, Mary Moore Ingram and Walter Young Ingram, III.

The family would like to extend their gratitude to Theresa Kent for the friendship and kindness shown to Fr. Ingram. The family would also like to thank the staff of Brandon Wilde for the exceptional care given.

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