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Louie Wayne Ingle

Louie Wayne Ingle, age 74 years, a resident of rural Tunnel Hill, Illinois and a former resident of Simpson, passed away Tuesday morning, January 29, 2019, at 3 AM at his home.

Wayne was born February 18, 1944 in Kieser, Arkansas.  He was the son of Louie Winston Ingle and Madge Elaine (Glasgow) Ingle.

On January 11, 1963, Wayne was united in marriage to Connie J. Bebout in Batavia, Illinois.  She preceded him in death on November 25, 2008.

Wayne is survived by: his children – Les (Cis) Ingle of Tunnel Hill and Sheila (Todd Kleinschmidt) Smith of Kansas City, Kansas; 6 grandchildren – Ashley (Evin) Lickteig, Amanda (Dustin) Glass, Kelsi Ingle, Levi Ingle, Autumn (Joe Helton) Lewis and Cheston (Toni) Cook; 10 great grandchildren – Logan Smith, Ethan Lewis, Landon Wayne Ingle, Caden Cook, Kairi Cook, Luna Cook, Zane Cook, MacKenzie Glass, Oliver “Big O” Lickteig and Faye Lickteig.

In addition to his parents and wife, Wayne was preceded in death by: a brother and 3 sisters.

Wayne was employed as a correctional officer at the Shawnee Correctional Center near Vienna for 17 years prior to his retirement in 2001.  Additionally, Wayne was a carpenter and self-proclaimed “Jack of all trades and master of none.”

Wayne was an avid outdoorsman.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding his ATV.

A service honoring the life of Louie Wayne Ingle will be conducted Saturday afternoon, February 2, 2019, at 1 PM at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.  Pastor Matt Snell will officiate.  Burial will be in the Webb Cemetery near Tunnel Hill, Illinois.

Visitation will be held Friday evening, February 1, 2019, from 5 PM – 8 PM at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, 204 Halfway Road, Marion, Illinois 62959, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105-1905, or to the Webb Cemetery, c/o Phil Webb, 5140 Tunnel Hill Road, Tunnel Hill, Illinois 62972.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.

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