Jim Arms, 76, of Springfield, passed from this life on Friday July 31, 2020 at North Crest Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday August 5th at 2:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Pastor John Nelson and Joe Donald King officiating. Interment will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Andy Arms, Will Joyce, Jeremy Wright, Tanner Wright, Taylor Wright, Drew Arms, Dewayne Fulcher, Allen Owens, Larry Eden, Mel Carr, and Jerry Boyte serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 12 noon until service time at the funeral home.
Mr. Arms was born October 24, 1943 in Cedar Hill to the late William Frank and Junie Morgan Arms. He was retired from Aramark, and then went to work as a part time courier with Hollingsworth Oil Company and loved every minute of the twelve years he worked there. Mr. Arms was a member of Cross Roads Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. He enjoyed both playing and watching the game of golf. The highlight of Mr. Arms life was spending time with his grandchildren. He attended every baseball, softball, basketball, and soccer games, and every dance recital, tennis match, and swim meet that his grandchildren were involved with.
Mr. Arms is survived by his wife, Linda Wiseman Arms, whom he would be married to for 49 years on August 7th of this year, by his son: Andy Arms and his wife Melissa of Springfield, by his daughter: Angie Arms Wright and her husband Jeremy of Brentwood, by his brothers: Bob Arms and his wife Barbara Jean, and Wayne Arms all of Adams, by his grandchildren: Tanner Wright, Taylor Wright, Juliana Wright, Drew Arms, Emma Joyce, and Will Joyce, and by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Cross Roads Baptist Church and the family will later decide what function of the church the donations will benefit