Sean Thomas Ingalls

June 13, 2003 - July 23, 2022

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Sean Thomas Ingalls was tragically taken from us on July 23, 2022.  He was the beloved son of Pamela Rose Ingalls, and was born on June 13, 2003 in Greenville, SC.

Sean was a 2021 graduate of Lakota East High School.  He proudly served The United States of America as a Private First Class in the 19th Engineer Battalion 541st Sapper Company in Fort Knox, KY.

Sean was the glue that held his friend group together.  He orchestrated many epic parties at his home, and was always the life of the party. His cousins and family have expressed that “Family Christmas will not be the same without Sean’s hysterical games of Cards Against Humanity.” For those that knew Sean…many things will not be the same because he touched the lives of so many.

He loved the Pittsburgh Steelers, Metallica, the thrill of roller coasters, his dog Chewy, his Country that he proudly served, his family, and above all his mother, Pamela.

He is survived by his loving mother, Pamela Rose Ingalls, sisters Jillian Theta Rose & Jia Opal Milan Cinnamon, Linda Rose Lips (Aunt), Randy (Carla) Rose (Uncle/Aunt), Bryan (Sandi) Rose (Uncle/Aunt), And cousins Miranda Badgier, Megan (Dan) Sloan, Colleen (Kyle) Sullivan, Michelle (Justin) Pickett, Natalie Lips, Eric Rose, Sarah Rose & Bryan Rose Jr. Countless others grieve his loss.

Visitation will be held at Hodapp Funeral Home, 6410 Cincinnati Dayton Rd., Liberty Twp., OH 45044, on Saturday, July 30, 2022, from 4 PM until 7 PM. Funeral Service will be held at 7 PM. Graveside Service will be held at Brush Run Cemetery in Venetia, PA, on Monday, August 1, 2022, at 11 AM.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to an organization of your choice.


Kate Joseph - Jul 30, 2022
I had Sean in American History class and I loved what he brought to class. He was kind and inclusive of people. He was a friendly and sweet young man. I am sorry for your loss and will grieve for him and his kind heart.
GILKEY JAN - Jul 29, 2022
My family was deeply saddend by the news Aaron will miss his good friend. We will remember him in our prayers. We are very sorry for your loss.
Andrea Mullet - Jul 29, 2022
My son was with yours at BootCamp in FLW. They were in the same company, just different platoons. My son was shaken when he heard of this tragedy. We are from NW Ohio so he had talked with Sean. He had nothing but good things to say about him. Please know we are grieving with you. Our hearts are broken for this unimaginable loss. We are praying for peace and comfort. Please know that your son had a positive impact on many lives.
Dave Honhart - Jul 29, 2022
I was privileged to teach Sean in Speech class. He brought enthusiasm, kindness, drive and humor every day. Lots and lots of wit and humor! It is heartbreaking to learn Sean is gone, much, much too soon, and I grieve for his family and friends. Please take solace in this: when Sean was with us, he made his mark, and he will be missed.
Debra DeGennaro - Jul 29, 2022
Mrs. Ingalls and family, I was so saddened to read of Sean's passing. He was a favorite student of mine at Lakota East Freshman School; I clearly remember his wit and wisdom. Mrs. Ingalls, you may remember that we exchanged many emails that year as Sean worked at figuring out how best to "do school" at that age! He obviously figured it out and went ahead and became a successful young man. He must have been so proud to be a member of the armed forces, and you must have been proud of him. My sincerest condolences to you on the loss of your beloved son. May fond memories and the support of family and friends help you through this most difficult time. Rest in peace, Sean. Sincerely, Mrs. DeGennaro
Jim Lehman - Jul 28, 2022
I was a teacher of Sean's at Lakota East and Sean was a very good friend to my son Jude. I am very saddened by this. Sean was an kind, respectful, and upbeat young man. My condolences to your entire family. God bless Sean and your family.
DJ Julian - Jul 28, 2022
My son is in your son’s Army Platoon. Your son Sean was very well respected. We as an Army family are so sorry for your loss.
alina koenig - Jul 28, 2022
hi, i knew sean from middle school and high school. he was always loved by everyone and just recently he was texting me about funny posts i was posting, it is so unfortunate that he passed, condolences to his family and friends. he was a great guy.
Randal Clayton - Jul 28, 2022
I’m sorry for your loss and pray for God’s comfort to your family. I did not know Ingalls personally but he wore the uniform and that tells me enough about this young man. Thanks for your service to our country and May God bless your soul. -1SG (Retired) Randal Clayton (Combat Engineer)
Hanna Winden - Jul 27, 2022
It breaks my heart to know that such an amazing person with such a pure heart was taken in such a tragic way. Sean was always texting me seeing how I was doing from afar and no matter what he was always there to listen and talk. He’s touched my life in a way that I cannot even describe. He has had such a positive impact in my life and many others. He showed me what it was to never give up and to always say there’s another way. He was an amazing friend and a top notch Soldier. My prays are to the family. Please feel free to reach out if anyone needs anything!
Wagner Family - Jul 27, 2022
With deepest sympathy and sending love and prayers to you and the family. Sean was a great friend to our son. He will be dearly missed.
The Scott Schimmels Family - Jul 27, 2022
We are heartbroken for your family's loss of Sean. It is tragic to lose a child so young. Your family is in our prayers. Scott & Jeanne Schimmels
The Nutter Family - Jul 27, 2022
Sean’s loss is heartbreaking. Watching him and Sam grow up together over the years made him feel like a member of the family. He will be greatly missed. ♥️♥️
Neal Family - Jul 27, 2022
We are so very saddened to hear of Sean's passing. Sean was my son Dylan's longtime best friend and those two were such a pair! They went everywhere with their amusement park rollercoaster adventures along with Waffle House visits, video games, bonfires, crazy food concoction contests, and so much more. They were inseparable at school and Dylan had so, so much fun with him. We will miss him immensely. Love, Ben, Lisa, Dylan & Tristian Neal.
Lesa Robinson - Jul 27, 2022
I did not know this young man or his family and friends. My daughter and I rolled up on the scene of the accident on Saturday and were the first ones to stop. I just felt in my heart the need to reach out to his family to let them know there were people with him and he was not alone. Just reading all of the condolences that have been left I know this world lost a very loving soul. I have prayed for his family and friends so much since Saturday and will continue to keep all in my prayers. Has for his sweet mother I pray God gives you the strength needed in the days and weeks to come. Sending my deepest condolences.
Bryan Rhoads - Jul 26, 2022
Ingalls was an awesome friend, soldier and person. He was the most motivated man I've ever met, and he took care of everybody, always with a smile on his face, no matter what was thrown at him.
Erin Monroe - Jul 26, 2022
Payton and I are so saddened to hear the news of Sean’s passing… he was such a light of life and loved life. You will be forever missed buddy♥️ Erin and Payton Monroe.
Kaylyn Wood - Jul 26, 2022
So many hearts are hurt by this loss, but I am bless to know Ingalls as a battle buddy. I will never forget DS Poore yelling his name anywhere we went just to hear his response. As we all knew, he had so much heart and was an amazing soldier. I wish he had more time to make change in the world.
Mary Pat Peterson - Jul 26, 2022
Words cannot express the loss of Sean. He had a zest for life. We loved seeing him grow into the wonderful young man that he was. Pam you were a wonderful mother to Sean. In so many ways you prepared him for the world. Sean is forever in our hearts. We are here for you in this new journey. We pray for daily strength and courage to move forward. Much love your way. Mary Pat,Steve, Theresa,Kevin and Brian Peterson