INGALSBE, Francis Arthur
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Francis Arthur Ingalsbe was a man of many hats. He was born in Beattie, Kansas June 18th, 1932 to a farming family, graduated from Burbank High School and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. As a Baltimore City Police Officer, Frank rose rapidly within the ranks to become a Sergent. He joined the Ingalsbe Family structural steel business located in Smyrna, GA in 1965. In 1972 he contracted the construction of the 1620 Mulkey Road Medical Building. He then transitioned into full time Medical Practice Management and was the Executive Director for Orthopedic & Fracture Center until his retirement in 1996. Frank was a dedicated medical professional and served in The Georgia Medical Group Managers Association and the American College of Medical Group Administrators, becoming a Lifelong Fellow. As a dedicated community activist Frank was Commander of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadets Squadron, Air Station Atlanta. As a Rotarian he exemplified “Service Above Self”: twice past President, reader for Austell Elementary & Austell Intermediate Schools, passionate about hosting international Rotary Students and Ambassadorial Scholars. Through these activities he established global lifelong relationships of friendship and understanding. Frank was appointed and served 10 years on the Kennestone Hospital Authority Board as a representative for the South Cobb Community. He then served on the WellStar Regional Board for another 3 years. Frank’s other hats included being a Southern Gentleman Farmer who lovingly cared for Black Oak Hollow Farm, an avid Deer Hunter with best friend Robert in the South Georgia woods, editor and publisher of the “Fly on the Wall” and an “In the Woods Philosopher” and writer. Dedicated to his God and loving his church families, Frank was a past member of Mableton Christian Church and current member of Macland Presbyterian Church. Frank remained active as long as possible wearing his many hats. He lost his battle with Alzheimer’s/Dementia and passed peacefully to be with his Lord & Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday August 7th, 2014 at Tranquility WellStar Cobb. He is survived by his wife Peggy Ingalsbe, daughter Mary Frances Trumbo, sons Stanley & Timothy Ingalsbe, four grandchildren, two great grandchildren, two brothers and one sister. His extended family includes many nephews and nieces and an “adopted” French daughter. Frank was lovingly known as U.S. Grandfather by many. Memorial Service on August 16th, 2014 11:00 AM Macland Presbyterian Church 3615 Macland Rd Powder Springs, GA 30127 (770) 439-1548 In lieu of flowers please send a donation to the: Alzheimer’s Association Georgia Chapter PO Box 96011 Washington, DC 20090-6011

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