Sherman G. IngleJanuary 25, 1925 ~ September 16, 2017 (age 92)
Sherman G. Ingle, 92, of Grandview, Texas passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017.
Sherman was born to Sherman O. and Vera (Graves) Ingle in Maypearl, Texas on January 25, 1925.
He grew up in Grandview,Texas on his family farm. Because he did not want to be a farmer, he enlisted in the Army Air Corp (Air Force) and served in WWII flying B-24 and B-25 Bombers. He got shot down three times in Yugoslavia, Italy and Germany of which he was a Prisoner of War in a German prison camp and was rescued by General George S. Patton and his army. Sherman was awarded a Purple Heart, three Bronze Stars, the Victory Medal and Good Conduct Medal for his bravery and heroism. In 1945 he was honorably discharged and began his career in the education system, serving as Superintendent, science and chemistry teacher and girls basketball coach of Grandview School System, then moving onto the girls basketball coach at Keller ISD. He then worked for the Cotton Bowl and then onto working 33 years for the Dallas Cowboys organization until his retirement at the age of 84 years.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Katheryn Ingle; son, Sherman G. Ingle; Brother, Charles Ingle; son, Dewayne Irwin; and grandson, Bleau Ingle.
His survivors include a son, Curtis and Carrie “Lizard” Irwin of Grandview, Daughter in Law, Theresa Ingle, Grandchildren; Justin and Kyndal Irwin, Matt and Mallory Irwin, Kristin and Cody Henslee, Morgan Spencer, Landri Irwin, Hadley Irwin, Jamie and John Reeves, Jason Ingle. Great Grandchildren; Landyn, Layton, Olivia, Vivian, Coby, Maddie, Emma, Ella, Eden, and Jobie.
He will be missed by a community of friends and relatives.
Visitation will be held at the Grandview Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, September 19 from 6-8 pm.
Funeral Services will be conducted at the Grandview Church of Christ on Wednesday, September 20 at 11 am. The internment will follow at the pavilion at the Grandview Cemetery.