Billy Joe Arms Sr., 78 of Cottage Grove, OR passed away on August 22, 2019. He was born on April 11, 1941 in Murphy, NC to parents William Clarence and Dora (Kephart) Arms. He graduated from Murphy High School. Billy worked for more than 25 years as a shovel operator for Georgia Pacific. He was an avid fisherman, hunter, and enjoyed spending time with his hound dogs. Billy and his partner Cheryl Clark were together for 33 years. His is survived by his daughters Jeannie Grimsley, Becky Mason, and Cathy Graham; his brothers Max (Karen) Arms and Tommy (Ella Mae) Arms, and his sister Glinda (Dewey) Hill; as well as his 8 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Billy was proceeded in death by his son Joe Arms, and great grandsons Skyler and Braxton. He is to be interred at Brumbaugh Cemetery. Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Shady Oaks, 77380 Hwy. 99, Cottage Grove.Inurnment at Brumbaugh Cemetery prior to Celebration at 11:30 AM. Arrangements for the family by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel.