Billy Joe Dennis


Billy J. Dennis was born in Hillsboro, Texas on September 10, 1929. Billy served in the U.S. Army Artillery attachment during the Korean War. He married the love of his life Virginia Mae Fleming on October 711948. Billy

and Virginia were married for 61 years. He worked for Oakland Pipe and Supplies for 23yrs in Oakland, California, and moved to Cottage Grove Oregon in 1976. Billy was an active volunteer, where he gave 10yrs volunteering at Lane County Sanitation in recycling, and another 10yrs for Meals on Wheels. Billy enjoyed raising livestock, riding horses, gardening, church, and was always available for a good laugh.

Billy was preceded in death by two sisters, three of his brothers, his wife (Virginia) in 2009, and daughter (Jennifer Ann Fruge) in 2011.

Billy is survived by his sister Barbara Dennis; daughter - Kathleen A. Lindahl; Sons - William J. Dennis, Michael T. Dennis, and Thomas A. Dennis; Numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held on July 14, 2020 at Fir Grove Cemetery. Arrangements in the care of Smith Lund Mills Funeral Chapel, Cottage Grove, OR.

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