ELLSWORTH – Harold “Buster” Eugene Ingalls Sr., 88, died Sept. 28, 2012, in Bangor. He was born Oct. 10, 1923, in Surry, the son of Eugene Alexander and Irene Harriet (Grindle) Ingalls.
Buster served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He worked at Hancock County Creamery and for the U.S. Postal Service in Ellsworth for 25 years. He was quite a bowler, enjoyed hunting, ice fishing and trapping. He was a huge Red Sox fan. He loved gardening, and was well known for his roadside cucumber stand and handmade birdbaths.
He is survived by his son, Harold E. Ingalls Jr. and wife, Vicki, of Surry; daughter, Donna Jancewicz and husband, Bob, of Hancock; stepsons, Malcolm Card and wife, Mary, of Dedham and Gary Card of St. Cloud, Fla.; stepdaughter, Pearl Fowler and husband, Donnie, of Surry; grandchildren, Jason Ingalls, Becky Maheu, Rachelle Card, Shannon Greatorex, Debra Becker, Nicolas, Tina and Joe Bubel; great-grandson, Xander; brothers, Wayne Ingalls and wife, Pat, and Chester “Tommy” Ingalls and wife, Deborah; sister, Jesse Jellison; and sister-in-law, Jeannette Griffin. He was predeceased by his wife, Juanita (Martin); sons, Dale Ingalls, Harold Clyde Ingalls; stepsons, Harry E. Card, Milford Card and Howard Grindle; brother, Clyde; and sisters, Mildred “Ginger” Pelletier and Catherine “Jill” Campbell.
Calling hours will be held 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth, where a funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2. Interment will be at Woodbine Cemetery, Ellsworth. Contributions in Buster’s memory may be made to Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 109 Veterans Relief Fund, P.O. Box 281, Ellsworth, ME 04605. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.