Van Arthur Ingram, 72, of Dahlonega, died Sept. 25, 2016.
Van was a Lumpkin County native and lived most of his life in Lumpkin County.
He had a career in sales and worked for Slacks Auto Parts for more than 25 years. He was a member of The Fountain Church of God of Prophecy of Dahlonega.
He was a Christian loving man, and he loved the Lord with all of his heart.
He was the son of the late Van Ingram and Alma Ruth Fitts Ingram; his sister, Kathy Ingram, also preceded him in death.
Survivors include his former wife and best friend, Joanne Ingram of Dahlonega; son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Bobbie Ingram of San Antonio, Texas; daughter, Rebecca Buffington of Gainesville; grandchildren, Lawrence Ingram, Jack Buffington, Alex Buffington; brothers and sisters-in-law, David and Wileen Ingram, Gary and Wanda Ingram, all of Dawsonville, Mack and Mary Ann Ingram of Cleveland, Roger and Janie Ingram, Sam Ingram, all of Dahlonega; sisters and brothers-in-law, Wilma Jane Ingram of Dahlonega, Vickie Gottschalk of Auburn, Teresa and Larry Abernathy, Amanda and Danny Roper, all of Gainesville, Fannie and Harlon Smallwood of Lula; various other relatives also survive.
A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega with the Revs. Tommy Panter and Bo Robinson officiating.
Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega was in charge of the arrangements.