Billy Ray Arnold, 75, of Casa Grande died on April 23, 2011, in Casa Grande.
The memorial service was at noon Wednesday at the Church of Christ in Coolidge, with Joe Whitner officiating.
Mr. Arnold was born on Jan. 30, 1936, in Florence and was a son of Jason Arnold and Goldie Gulley. He retired after a Navy career and then was a maintenance supervisor for the Arizona Department of Corrections before retiring again. He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3713 in Coolidge and had been post commander for multiple years.
Survivors include a brother, Paul Arnold of Coolidge, and three sisters, Judith Trudel of Florence, Rebekah Schnack of Wrightwood, Calif., and Beverly Metevia of Phoenix. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Johnson and Nellie Frances Arnold, and a brother, Jerry Arnold.
J. Warren Funeral Services, Cole & Maud Coolidge Chapel was in charge of arrangements.