James Fredrick Ingalls

James Fredrick Ingalls 

Nov. 16, 1935 - Sept. 3, 2023 

James Fredrick Ingalls passed away Sept. 3, 2023, at his home in Oro Valley, Ariz., surrounded by his loving family.   

James was born on Nov. 16, 1935, to George and Adeline Ingalls in Basin, Wyo.  Jim met Anita Williams and they married on Oct. 30, 1959.  They had five children:  Bart (Jeanne) of Steamboat, Colo., Darla of Denver, Colo., Susan, Brett of Westminster, Calif., and Dodi (Casey) Campbell of Woodslanding, Wyo.   

Jim and Anita lived most of their life in Basin before moving full time to Arizona for the last couple of years.  Jim owned and operated Ingalls Plumbing and Heating and served the Basin area for 35 years.   Jim was a talented athlete and avid hunter and fisherman. He loved camping, pack trips and boating trips with his family and friends.  He was a Little League coach,  beekeeper, a member of the Basin Fire Department and loved to attend games at the University of Wyoming in Laramie.  

He is survived by his wife, Anita Ingalls; four of his children; several nieces and nephews and his grandchildren Laura (Chris) Dresser, Greg (Meridian) Ingalls, Justin Gray, Katherine Ingalls, Derek Campbell, Jamie (Brett) Olin, Kari (Jake) Elliott and Cameron Campbell. He also has seven great-grandchildren.  

He is preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Dorothy George and his infant daughter Susan.  

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Oct. 20, 2023, at the Methodist Church in Basin, located at 201 6th Street.