– Billie, 57, died Thursday in Stayton. He was born in Akron,
Ohio, where he grew up. Billie moved to Grants Pass in 1977 and
to Mill City in 1988. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge.
Billie worked as a truck driver. He enjoyed fishing, camping,
playing chess, traveling to the coast, watching wrestling, and
cooking, especially holiday dinners.
was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He married Wanda
Amos on September 10, 1979 in Grants Pass. Billie is survived by
his wife: Wanda of Mill City; Daughters: Christina Bravo of
Stayton and Jennifer Thompson of Mill City. Brothers: Sterlie
Thompson Jr. of Ohio, and Timmy (Judy) Thompson of Cloverdale,
Indiana. Sister: Shirley Stump of Akron, Ohio. Granddaughter:
Christian Bravo of Stayton; Niece: Erin Stump and Nephew: Harry
Stump. A special boy that was like a grandson: Riley McCoy and
his dog Ladee.
will be private family services held. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.