Tony Wayne Ingalls

June 26, 1972 - July 17, 2020
Tony Wayne Ingalls

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Tony Wayne Ingalls a resident of Washington, NC passed away Friday, July 17, 2020 at 7:43pm at home in Washington, NC.

Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Washington Assembly of God officiated by Pastor Lee Hendricks. Burial will follow at Oakdale Cemetery in Washington. Pallbearers will be Simon Wells, Zach Harper, Harvey Tripp, Nathan Grooms, Robert Lavictorie and Randy Jackson.

Tony was born in Pitt County to Janet Silverthorne Ingalls and Dillion Ingalls on June 26, 1972. Tony, aka Tony the Tiger, was passionate about basketball and spread a lot of joy to many people on and off the court. Many played the game at Oakdale Courts with Tony.
Tony is survived by his wife: Sherri Fox Ingalls and daughters: Brittney Tripp and husband Harvey Tripp, Candace Ingalls and partner Nathan Grooms, Toni Shay Ingalls-Harper and husband Zach Harper, and his son: Carson Wayne Ingalls, step-children: Hailee Boyd and Casey Boyd, two grandchildren: Alannah and Wyatt Tripp and sister: Tammy LaVictorie and husband Robert, aunt: Brenda Apple, mother and father in law: Martha and Butch Fox and niece: Misty Ingalls. Tony had a very loving and supportive extended family to include Tracy Cuss Cale, Sayre Hopkins, Sylvia Waters, Amanda Holland Jackson and Angie, Simon and Brodie Wells.
Tony was preceded in death by Charles Williams, Florence Silverthorne, Joyce Ann Winstead and his brother David Wayne Ingalls.

The family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Dr Taylor at New Bern Cancer Center and Aseracare Hospice Care especially Emily and to all the people that made donations to the family to help Tony have a very blessed and beautiful funeral.

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Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Director Licensee of Washington is serving the Ingalls family.
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Funeral Service

Thursday, July 23, 2020
1:00 PM

Washington Assembly of God - Directions
2029 West 5th Street
Washington, NC 27889

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  • July 20, 2020
    Lois Corey says:
    Tony,you will be missed by all who knew you!! You were a FINE young man!I eill certainly miss running into you from time to time.Prayers for all yourloved ones and friends.

  • October 03, 2020
    Sandi and Keith Taylor says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family! He will be missed by many!

  • August 05, 2020
    Ray Scott says:
    A true basketball legend in Washington, NC. Played with him many times at 15th street. Whenever we saw each other over the years he always stopped to say hey and we would chat. Good man. We will miss you.

  • July 21, 2020
    Demetra Campbell says:
    To Tony's mother and his FAVORITE niece Misty, my prayers are with you during this difficult time. Yes I am sure that your heart's are broken but remember that you will see your loving son and uncle in Heaven. God only changed Tony's address so hold on to those special times and moments you both shared with him. I will continue to pray for your heavy heart's. Tony was given his wings because God needed another angel to add to his flock and one day you will have that same privilege and Tony will be there to welcome you both with open arms.May God be with you and comfort you both until that awesome day.

  • July 21, 2020
    Demetra Campbell says:
    My condolences to his mother and (FAVORITE)niece Misty Ingalls, I am truly sorry for your loss and my prayers are with you. God was ready to give Tonyhis wings and all the things I
    heard about him from his (FAVORITE)niece Misty he earned them. So to his Mother don't think of Tony being gone because he maybe gone from this disrespectful world to a much better place which in order to get there God had to change his address and one day you both will get to see him again. So in the meantime hold on to those very special times and moments God allowed you both to share with Tony. Love you Misty and I am always here for you, your Grandmother and you are in my prayers.

  • July 21, 2020
    Waverly Bear and Judy Holland says:
    In support of all the family, loved ones, and friends of Tony Ingalls you will be missed so much. We have known and cared about you for a long time. My fondest memory of you was of you holding your infant son Carson (my grandson) after the loss of your brother with tears in your eyes. You looked at me and said I love this little boy so much and I'm going to be here for him for as long as I live! Well my friend, you have certainly honored that commitment to your son and daughters as well. You lived your life and will be remembered by all who knew you as a good man and a good and responsible father. Judy and I will miss you.

  • July 21, 2020
    Lois Cole Beck says:
    Praying for your family. Tony was always a kind friend and he will be missed by so many!

  • July 20, 2020
    Shaun Smith says:
    To all of Tony's family, I am so very sorry for your loss. I met Tony as a neighbor, became his co-worker at Fedex, and quickly regarded him as a very good friend. He was always very kind to my wife and daughter and always quick to ask how they were doing. Tony was a cheerful and caring man, showing genuine effortless concern about the well being of those around him. That never changed, even as he fought his own battle. Because of this, i will always have the upmost respect and admiration for his good heart and strong spirit. He was loved by everyone who knew him at Fedex and will be remembered for the laughs, good times, and good company he shared with us. Personally i will miss the talks with Tony about Tarheel basketball, our families, and the random silly things that him and I would laugh about on end. Im so glad that he met Sherri and it was easy to see the joy that she brought to him. Tony, you will be missed my brother

  • July 21, 2020
    Tony will surely be missed. Good person. RIP.

  • July 21, 2020
    Sonya Shamseldin says:
    Thank you for always having a smile. We knew you since you were a young man shooting Bball at 15th street. Rest In Peace Tony!!

  • July 20, 2020
    Linda Bessette says:
    Hi Tony, Linda here. With all my heart your freedom from pain means so much to everyone who Loved you. We Really missed seeing you and Carson over the fence on Sundays! Your laugh and the fun you were all having was fun to hear! Rest Well Tony, you will be Missed, and you were Very Loved.

  • July 20, 2020
    Melinda Gjovik says:
    I knew Tony when he worked for Pepsi and delivered to our store. We later became facebook friends. He was such a great guy and always had a smile on his face. I am terribly sorry for your loss. Take solace in the fact that this separation is temporary and you will be reunited when the time is right. Bless you all.

  • July 19, 2020
    Dennis Wiggins says:
    Tony will be missed by everyone that knew him.

  • July 20, 2020
    Barry Ingalls says:
    To Tony's family, we are very sorry to learn of your loss. He was much too young. Praying for God to provide comfort during the coming weeks and months. Barry (Dillon's cousin) and Linda Ingalls, Chocowinity, NC,

  • July 20, 2020
    Stacey and Kelly Roberson says:
    Sending thoughts and prayers of comfort for Tony's family. He was loved by everyone and will be missed dearly.

  • July 19, 2020
    Angela Fox says:
    I will miss Tony so much...I enjoyed the last 2 years hanging out with him and my sis, Sherri...He had an awesome way about him and will be missed by many. Tony was taken way too soon but the struggle in his eyes the last few days made me realize he was ready to get his wings. He was a true friend/brother.He would've done anything for his family.You treated Sherri like a queen and so happy they found each other...They were the definition of true love and he knew it from the moment he laid eyes on her.."I need to see her again." He said that to his son in law Zach after Sherri and Tony's first date. Great guy and an inspiration to many.

  • July 20, 2020
    Heather Ange says:
    RIP....Fly high Brother..

  • July 19, 2020
    Hunter Corey says:
    Rip. Your never give up attitude was contagious and you had a heart full of love!

  • July 19, 2020
    Chrystal Gossett says:
    Sorry for your loss.tony was a well known person.

  • July 19, 2020
    Jimmie Waters jr says:

  • July 19, 2020
    Susie & Sam Edwards says:
    Janet, Sherri, and kids, I am so sorry you are going through this painful time right now. But as much as you will all miss him, he is always there with you in your heart. You have all your memories. Something no one can take away from you. Tony was an amazing man. He loved his family. He was a good man. I was married to his brother, Wayne. And he loved his little brother (Tony). Tony will be loved and missed by any and everyone who knew him. Tony had a big heart. I don't know anyone who knew him who didn't like him. He loved to play Basket Ball. He was a good little boy and I will miss him terribly. RIP Tony. I will see you again someday. You give Grandma Florence a big hug for me. And tell Wayne and Cindy, I'm glad they are together again. Thoughts and prayers to the family and Friends of Tony Wayne Ingalls. Bless you, all.

  • July 19, 2020
    Julia Harrison says:
    Shay & family,
    So very sorry for you loss. I pray God sees you through these hardest hours. May all your memories give you comfort throughout each difficult day.

  • July 19, 2020
    Doris Fletcher says:
    He was always friendly in school. A very nice guy.

  • July 19, 2020
    Anita Bridgman says:
    Sherry and family, I'm so sorry you all are going through this rough time now. Cherish all your memories. Tony is pain free and in Gods hands now. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.